December 17, 2018

Can I Discharge Alimony in Bankruptcy?

I am frequently asked whether alimony, child support and other "domestic support obligations" can be discharged in bankruptcy court. Very often in this country, money troubles and divorce rates are related. Domestic support obligations are very broadly defined, and include alimony, maintenance, child support, guardian ad litem fees, and attorney’s fees and court costs owed to a spouse or former … [Read more...]