Here's an example of a Chapter 13 payment plan to pay past-due child and/or spousal support, showing how you can catch up safely and sanely.
Chapter 13 gives you a powerful, reasonable, flexible, and even calm procedure for catching up on your past-due child or spousal support.
Chapter 13 immediately stops the collection of past-due child or spousal support. But to keep that protection you must meet some conditions for stopping support collections.
Child support and spousal support debts cannot get written off in bankruptcy. But is your specific divorce debt legally considered support?
Chapter 7 doesn't stop collection of unpaid support, but may enable you to catch up. Chapter 13 does stop this collection, conditionally.
We're lingering in the Thanksgiving spirit by appreciating what Chapter 13 has to offer.
One of the most important distinctions between these consumer bankruptcy options are how they help or donât help with support arrearage debt.
Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy" doesn't stop aggressive collection of back support. But Chapter 13 does, and protects you while you catch up.