Catching up on Child or Spousal Support
If you're behind on support payments, filing under Chapter 13 can legally stop your ex-spouse and support enforcement from pursuing you.
Addressing a Child or Spousal Support Lien through Bankruptcy
A support obligation is a very special kind of debt, and the resulting lien on your home has to be dealt with in a very special way.
Unpaid Child or Spousal Support Never Discharged in Bankruptcy
You can't legally write off child support or spousal support.
A Fresh Start with the Child or Spousal Support Lien on Your Home
The good news is that if you are behind on child or spousal support, with a resulting lien on your home, you can safely protect that home.
Mistakes to Avoid–Selling Your Home to Pay off Your Ex-Spouse
Before deciding that you have to sell your home to pay your ex-spouse, find out your legal options. You may be pleasantly surprised.
Making Sense of Bankruptcy: Writing off a Non-Support Debt
Besides providing a unique and powerful way to catch up on support arrearage, Chapter 13 can discharge other debts from your divorce.