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This should not affect you as long as you did not cosign on any debts.
Getting married will not affect the case either.
They will need to file separate cases since they are not married.
Once filed, the case takes about 3 months to complete.
He is just worried that they won't except the chapter 7 if we get married.
Arizona is a community property state, so once you do get married, you both will be responsible for debt incurred during the marriage, regardless of who signs on them.
Otherwise I see no issues at all.
In his case, he needs to disclose all household income, and that would include yours too if you live together.
other than that, it should have no impact on his case.
Ok thank you
do you have any further questions?
the bankruptcy courts don't check marriage records do they
I didn't think so
they have a lot of debt together so I'm sure that is what they will be looking at
well thank you and that is really all the questions I have, but if I have more I will keep you in mind
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