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Did your ex-husband file a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
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Is the adequate protection for the van?
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Is the child support payment pursuant to a court order?
The amount he has to pay for child support does not at all depend on what he is paying for his vehicles - or for any other expenses he has.
Domestic support obligations take priority. The Bankruptcy filer must list his income, then deduct child support payments, and whatever is left over can be used to pay for his vehicle.
In most states, a Bankruptcy filer is allowed to pay for only one vehicle.
It is not the other way around - a Bankruptcy filer cannot first subtract his vehicle payments, and then base his child support payments on what is left over - a Bankruptcy filer must first subtract his child support payment and then pay for a vehicle with what is left over.
This because child support is a "priority" debt.
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