BANKRUPTCY AND FAMILY LAW
When an ex-husband filed bankruptcy in an attempt to delay and disrupt a marriage dissolution proceeding pending in the family law court, the ex-wife turned to the Firm for help and guidance.
FIRM SOLUTION:Moreover, Mr. Campbell argued that the debtor ex-husband was entitled to exemption monies from the bankruptcy estate and that those monies should be paid to the ex-wife to offset unpaid alimony owed by the ex-husband. The bankruptcy trustee hotly contested this issue claiming that the debtor was not owed any exemption monies. The Bankruptcy Court agreed with the trustee and denied
A nondischargeability action was immediately filed to ensure that the ex-husband would not be discharged of any debts he incurred in connection with the divorce proceeding. In addition,
Mr. Campbell arranged for the purchase of assets from the ex-husband’s bankruptcy estate at bargain prices.
Mr. Campbell’s request. However, Mr. Campbell successfully appealed the decision such that the higher court reversed the Bankruptcy Court ruling. The ex-wife received the exemption monies shortly thereafter.