If you are behind on child or spousal support, Chapter 13 is better because it stops collection of this unpaid support. Chapter 7 doesn’t. Last week we discussed situations in which Chapter 7 would help if you’re behind on child or spousal support payments. We made clear that Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” provides only limited help. Mostly it gives you relief … Read More
If you are behind on child or spousal support, Chapter 7 writes off all or most of your other debts so that you can catch up on your support. If you are behind on child or spousal support payments Chapter 7 may or may not be a good solution. Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” is the most common type … Read More
Almost all attempts by creditors to collect debts are immediately stopped when you file bankruptcy. But here are some special exceptions.