Bankruptcy: A Disruption in the Force

By Cathleen Cooper Moran, Moran Law Group, Mountain View, CA

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The intersection of Bankruptcy and Family Law can be liberating or disruptive, depending on the timing of a bankruptcy filing and the goals of your client. There are an almost infinite number of combinations of timing and facts when these two areas of law collide, each combination leading to different outcomes.

The variables start with whether bankruptcy occurs before or after status is altered; before or after the division of the property; the choice of . . .

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