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if you file bankruptsy can you add your ex for back medica

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if you file bankruptsy can you add your ex for back medical
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

Section 523 of the Bankruptcy Code excepts from discharge both property settlements and support obligations.

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Does that mean I can add her to the list if I file? I didn't understand your answer
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.
unfortunately it means that if your divorce decree requires that you pay the medical expenses or pay some sum of money directly to your ex-wife, it would not be discharged