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Is a judgment (awarded in divorce) against a bankruptcy debtor

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Is a judgment (awarded in divorce) against a bankruptcy debtor presumed dischargeable if the judgment is for non-debtor spouse’s attorney fees. If not, under what circumstances would a judgment in divorce be dischargeable?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 6 years ago.

The judgment would not be dischargeable.

Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code excepts from discharge both property settlements and support obligations.

You can read the Code here:

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