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Hi, I'm a bankruptcy attorney with many years experience. I'll try to answer your question. The fact that you have filed a bankruptcy case should have no impact on your future spouse's credit, unless he/she is a cosignor on one of the debts you listed in your bankruptcy. Other than that, he/she should be unaffected by your bankruptcy. Of course, if you try to get credit in both names, like many home mortgages are done, your low credit rating could impact that transaction. So, as soon as your bankruptcy is completed, you should start working on rebuilding your credit. Check into getting a secured credit card, and use it very carefully. This can help start rebuilding a positive credit history.
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