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File Chapter 7 bankruptcy before you get married.

| Mar 28, 2016 | Bankruptcy

His accountant said to call me. He had cancer several years ago, and had been through a number of difficult operations. He lived off his credit cards through this difficult period. Although he eventually went back to work, his new employer had a mass layoff, leaving him out of work again. What are typical reasons people need to see a bankruptcy lawyer?

It did not occur to him that he had an eligibility problem: He had just gotten married, so now his wife’s income had to be counted too!

What he did not know could hurt him. With close analysis and good planning, however, a chapter 7 bankruptcy could be in his future.

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