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If I am married and debt is all under my name can I go bankrupt myself only?

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Answered on Mar 15th, 2017 at 9:58 PM

You can file bankruptcy by yourself regardless of whose name the debts are under. But your spouse's income, expenses, assets and debts must be included in the filing (and analysis for eligibility).

Make sure you hire an experienced bankruptcy attorney in your state to advise and represent you.

 

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