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I am in a position that I will be filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy

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I am in a position that I will be filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy later this winter or next spring. I want to marry my girlfriend of 4 years, but have held off due to the forthcoming bankruptcy thinking it would hurt her and our future. But maybe I am wrong. Is there any reason to hold off getting married?
Thank you,
Daryl

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Hello I am a licensed attorney here to help you with your question, please review my response and do not hesitate to ask for clarificati on

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This is a common issue,

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being married in no way will hurt her financial situation,

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the only downfall is that her income would have to be included in your petition,

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as all household income is counted when a person files a chapter 7 bankruptcy, and that may make your household income higher than the state median,

Customer:

Thank you...that makes sense.

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