Can marital debts from a divorce agreement be discharged (erased) in bankruptcy?

On November 9, 2011, in Bankruptcy, General Family Law, by Scott Orsini

Maybe, maybe not?  Most Marital Settlement Agreements contain language that debts are not dischargeable (erasable or includable in bankruptcy). Bankruptcy law says that, too.  So that means you can’t get rid of marital debts in bankruptcy, right?  Not necessarily, even though the intent of most marital settlement agreements as well as the bankruptcy code is for the debt […]

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