Domestic Support Obligations Bankruptcy

Another important exception to bankruptcy is domestic support obligations.  Domestic support obligations are not discharged in bankruptcy and are therefore referred to as an exception to bankruptcy.  Intentional torts are another exception to bankruptcy and were discussed in our prior article. Domestic support obligations are defined by federal and not state law.  11 USC 101(5) states that a domestic support obligation is not discharged in bankruptcy.  11 USC 101(15) furthermore states that monies owed “to a spouse, former spouse, or child of the debtor and Read More +