If you’re married, you can file for bankruptcy without your spouse.
I could make this into a longer article, telling you a story or painting a broad picture.
But it’s not necessary.
There’s no law that requires you to file for bankruptcy with your spouse.
You don’t need your spouse’s permission to file for bankruptcy.
Your spouse’s social security number isn’t going to go onto your bankruptcy petition.
Your spouse doesn’t need to appear in court with you, and your bankruptcy won’t negatively impact your spouse’s credit score.
If you become my client, you can ask me this question again and again. I’ll tell you the same thing – again and again.
Of course, that doesn’t answer the question of whether you should file for bankruptcy without your spouse. For that answer, you’ll need to go through a laundry list of questions.