Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Bankruptcy attorney here to assist you.
Knowingly not disclosing all of one's income on one's Bankruptcy paperwork is considered to be fraud, which is something the Bankruptcy court takes very seriously.
If you have proof that your wife did not include the $2,000 monthly income, and if you report this to the Bankruptcy trustee, her discharge will likely be revoked.
There is a one-year Statute of Limitation for revoking a Bankruptcy discharge.
Thanks for the quick reply Chris. What are your thoughts about her sueing me for debt she already discharged? Is that as serious as not disclosing income?
Trying to sue you for a debt that has been discharged is not as serious as not disclosing income.
Suing you for discharged debt is not a violation of the Bankruptcy Code.
And you should be able to have that case dismissed if you respond to the lawsuit with the information about her Bankruptcy.
Thanks Chris. I'm surprised the bankruptcy code would allow her to recover money she's already discharged. Also, the website won't let me rate your answer because it says you haven't finished answering. I'll give a rating as soon as the answer is closed. Thanks.
She can try to sue for money that has been discharged without being sanctioned by the Bankruptcy court, because she is not a creditor in her Bankruptcy case.
Only Bankruptcy creditors get sanctioned for trying to collect debts that are discharged.
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