Bankruptcy Law Stipulates Domestic Obligations Stay Intact

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domestic support bankruptcy

In accordance with bankruptcy laws, child support obligations and alimony payments established in a state divorce decree are not dischargeable in a bankruptcy filing. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) passed by Congress in 2005 has broadened the scope of divorce-related obligations that cannot be cancelled in the bankruptcy process. Specifically, these bankruptcy laws now refer broadly … Read More