Can I file for divorce while still waiting on the final discharge notice for our bankruptcy?

Will filing for divorce now affect the bankruptcy?

Asked on July 31, 2014 under Bankruptcy Law, Kansas


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

While it is possible to file for both divorce and bankruptcy at the same time, it may create unnecessary delays and complications. Therefore, it is best to wait until one case is concluded before filing for the other.Which you should file first depends on your particular circumstances.

You may want to consult with an attoreny on this.

Maury Beaulier /

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

You can always file for divorce.  The divorce should no effect on the on the bankruotcy.

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