How will the filing of bankruptcy by my ex-spouse affect the settlement of divorce if I am going through a separation?
Maintenance, alimony and child support are all protected from discharge. Separation agreements and divorce decrees are covered by 11 U.S.C. Section 523 (a) (15). These debts cannot be discharged unless a debtor is not able to pay the debt from earnings or dissolution of the property for necessary maintenance. It also states that the debt [...]