If one spouse files bankruptcy without the other spouse only the filing spouses debts are discharged. If the debts are held jointly, the non-filing spouse will still owe on the debt even after one spouse has filed bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing will appear on the filing spouses credit report, but should not appear on the…

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While you have the legal right to file for bankruptcy without spouse knowing , practically it would be difficult to file for bankruptcy without your spouse finding out about you filing for bankruptcy. There will be mail and paperwork that comes to your home regarding your bankruptcy. There may be calls that come in and…

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