Can I File Separate From My Spouse?

Most often, clients have questions about how a bankruptcy can be accomplished without damaging the credit rating of the spouse. Or, simply — Can I file separately from my spouse? All of your questions can be answered by a skilled Tennessee bankruptcy attorney through a free consultation at our office.

The Cleveland and Rossville, Georgia, bankruptcy lawyers at Kenneth C. Rannick, P.C., have decades of combined experience guiding clients through the process of filing for bankruptcy. It is not uncommon for married couples to approach our attorneys, seeking debt relief. Depending on your situation, and your goals, we can provide the necessary guidance for you to get out from under your crushing debt and get a fresh financial start.

"Since 1988 I have filed more than 14,000 bankruptcies for clients in the Chattanooga area and helped them get out of debt. I can help you too — and do it affordably." - Kenneth Rannick

Bankruptcy Law Firm in Chattanooga

Spouses have several options that are dependent on what financial situation they currently find themselves in, including:

  • File jointly
  • File separately
  • One spouse files, the other does not
  • One spouse files Chapter 7, the other spouse files Chapter 13
  • Neither file bankruptcy

At our firm, we will carefully examine all aspects of your financial troubles. Through our attention to detail and our understanding of bankruptcy law, we can advise you regarding the option that best suits your needs. Whether this solution involves filing together or separately, our attorneys will provide you with an honest assessment of the costs and benefits of each decision.

We will look at the assets owned by each spouse as well as the debts incurred by each spouse. With a clear understanding of your difficulties, challenges, options and goals, we are confident in our ability to guide you to a fresh start.

Contact Our Firm

If you have questions regarding spouses filing for bankruptcy, contact Kenneth C. Rannick, P.C. Contact our office by calling 423-954-7180 or by simply completing the e-mail form on this website. We offer free consultations and can maintain evening or weekend appointments based on the needs of our clients.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.