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Bankruptcy and Divorce

Our South Carolina attorneys can help you

Going through a divorce can be a complicated, emotional process under any circumstances. But when bankruptcy becomes a factor for one or both people going through a divorce, the legal issues can become much more complicated - and much more contentious.

It's important to talk with an attorney about your divorce and any bankruptcy-related issues as soon as possible. That's why we want to meet with you at Matthews & Megna right away.

Located in South Carolina and serving people throughout the state, our law firm has years of experience handling complex cases involving bankruptcy, divorce and many other legal issues. As your attorney, we can explain all the options available to you, and help you decide which one works best for you.

Common legal issues

If you are in the process of going through a divorce and filing for bankruptcy, there are many important legal issues you need to consider before finalizing either legal agreement. Some of the most important issues include:

  • Tax implications of filing for divorce and bankruptcy
  • Whether you should file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
  • Whether you should file for bankruptcy before or after filing for divorce.
  • The best way to divide your assets
  • What personal items you can keep if you file for bankruptcy and divorce

Filing for divorce and bankruptcy can each be complicated in their own right. But when you combine both legal issues together, it's critical that you carefully consider all your available legal options before signing any legally binding documents. That's why you need to talk to us.

We're here for you

Our attorneys can walk you through all your available options for your legal issues. That way, you can make informed decisions about how you want to proceed. We're familiar with bankruptcy cases involving since we have handled many of them throughout South Carolina.

And once you decide what course of action you want to take, we will keep you informed throughout your legal proceedings. And before we take any significant legal action, we will always consult with you first. You are in control.

Find out how our experienced legal team can help you through this difficult part of your life. Contact our law firm and schedule an appointment today. We can help you every step of the way and be there for you when you need us most.

Note: Although we know how bankruptcy and family court issues interact, we do not represent clients in family court.