Practical Bankruptcy Advice for Family Law Attorneys
By: Katherine Robinson Olivier
Student, Gonzaga University School of Law
Extern to the Hon. Frederick P. Corbit
Divorce does not necessarily end financial entanglement with a spouse. This can be painfully true if one spouse petitions for bankruptcy relief while the parties are contemplating a divorce or shortly after divorce. This article offers family law attorneys practical tips regarding property settlements, domestic support, and dividing marital debts to ensure an ex-spouse’s bankruptcy does not have devastating ramifications for the non-filing ex-spouse.