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Husband and wife were pro se plaintiffs in an FCRA case. Court

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Husband and wife were pro se plaintiffs in an FCRA case. Court granted summary judgment to defendants. Defendants have moved for attorneys fees as allowed under the FCRA. If the court grants them their motion, can the entire judgment be discharged by only one spouse in a bankruptcy? Or would it only be half the judgment?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Terry L. replied 4 years ago.

Terry L. :

Hi, thanks for your question. You should hire a lawyer for specific legal advice. No attorney client relationship is created here.

Terry L. :

When A judgment is against 2 people, unless the order directs the amounts, each party is equally liable for the entire balance.

Terry L. :

Therefore, if one spouse was able to discharge the liability in bankruptcy, the other spouse would still owe

Terry L. :

The entire amounbt

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amount

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Let me know if you have any further questions, it seems that you are offline

Terry L. :

thanks

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