If The Paying Spouse Files For Bankruptcy Is He Or She Obligated To Make Support Payments?

Yes. The federal law does not allow any child support or alimony payments to be discharged. Basically the paying spouse is responsible for support for the time period stated in the order, unless modification of some sort is made.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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