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I am claiming bankruptcy, and I owe an amount to my spouse in the decree...its not spousal or child, its just money owed to her in the settlement. Is it dischargeable in Chap 7?
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Bankruptcy Lawyer: Texas Atty, Attorney replied 8 years ago
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Yes. With few exceptions all debts, other than student loans or those to the government and spousal or child support are dischargable in bankruptcy.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
ok ty, I was reading online and it said any domestic obligation is not discharable...so that means?
Bankruptcy Lawyer: Texas Atty, Attorney replied 8 years ago
A domestic obligation means spousal or child support typically.

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Thank you for allowing me to assist you. I believe I have answered all of the questions you asked so I would request that you please click the ACCEPT button so I receive credit for my work and leave feedback if you have a chance. Please consider clicking "BONUS" as a nice way of saying "thanks" for a job well done, although this is neither required nor expected. Please remember that we can only base our answers on the information you provide and sometimes a misunderstanding as to what you are looking for or already know occurs so feel free to ask additional questions. Please be aware that my answer is not legal advice, it is merely information. You should always contact a local attorney for legal advice.

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
What about property settlement?
Bankruptcy Lawyer: Texas Atty, Attorney replied 8 years ago
Nope, that is not a domestic obligation under that term.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer: Texas Atty, Attorney replied 8 years ago
Sorry, I made a mistake. The law changed a few years ago and property settlements are no longer dischargable in bankruptcy proceedings. I apologize for the inconvenience.

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