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Can I file Chapter 7 without my spouse?

Can I file Chapter 7 without my spouse?

Can you file bankruptcy without your spouse? The answer is yes, filing bankruptcy without a spouse is legally permissible, although you may have to include information about your spouse on your forms, also known as schedules, when you make your petition to the bankruptcy court.

Will my spouse be affected if I file Chapter 7?

In a Nutshell If you’re filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and your spouse is not, you may be wondering whether they are going to be affected. The short answer is that if your debts are separate, their credit will not be impacted.

What happens if you get married during a Chapter 7?

Getting Married During the Middle of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy If you get married after your Chapter 7 bankruptcy case is filed but before you receive the discharge, there is usually no changes in requirements for your case. Getting married in the middle of your Chapter 7 case usually will not affect the outcome.

How long should I wait to get married after filing Chapter 7?

You can get married at any time after filing your Chapter 7 petition. Only assets that you have as of the filing date are considered in your bankruptcy (with some exceptions for winning the lottery and inheritances).

What is the income cut off for Chapter 7?

California Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Income Limits

# of People Annual Income
1 $62,938
2 $83,435
3 $92,735
4 $106,530

How much does an attorney charge for a Chapter 7?

How much does it cost to file for bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 Chapter 13
Filing fees $338 $313
Attorney fees* $500 – $3,500 $1,500 – $6,000
Total $838 – $3,838 $1,813 – $6,313