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I Signed for My Ex-Husband’s Student Loans and They Want Me to Pay. – Maureen

robbery

“Dear Steve, My now ex husband went to college and accrued quite a bit of student debt. At this point, it is closing in on 130k. At some point, he consolidated the loans, and added me to the paperwork. I agreed, because he said that I had to. I did not know there were options. When we divorced, he agreed, ... Read More »

I Have No Savings and Have to Juggle Payments Each Month. – Butch

surprise

“Dear Steve, I am 64 years old, a teacher. Every year, my salary has gone done (forced furlough days). Bad divorce-impulsively took a second mortgage on my townhome to pay child support and attorney fees (13.9%!). Currently in a DMP program for $22000 of credit card debt. Retire in 2 years-will get 50% of current salary and Social Security. First ... Read More »

My High Income Ex-Husband Refuses to Pay What He Owes. – Jill

Super Hero - Female

“Dear Steve, My ex husband left my three children and me. Before he left he stockpiled marital assets offshore and borrowed off of our home until it was underwater. He claimed he no longer wanted to be a husband or father and signed custody over to me. Our children are 17, 15 and 13. He has not seen them in ... Read More »

In Our Divorce My Ex-Husband Was to Pay Half of My Credit Card Bills But He’s Filing for Bankruptcy. – Becky

qa7

“Dear Steve, Credit cards that are in my name only. My ex husband was ordered to pay half of my credit card bills… they are all in my name only… he did not pay so I took him back to court and they held him contempt and ordered him to pay a certainty amount each month until they are paid. ... Read More »

How Do I Get My Ex-Husband to Pay The Attorney Fees He Owes Me? – Michelle

boxer

“Dear Steve, I have been divorced for 2 years and my ex has decided to file a chapter 13 to avoid going to jail over 11k of back child support. He was also court ordered to pay back all attorney fees to me after the divorce and has failed to do so. Child support recovery has taken over the child ... Read More »

I’m Buried in Debt From Getting Divorced. – Brad

Divorce

“Dear Steve, Recently divorced; incurred 30k in debt through the break up with misc. items. Income 6500 month 4200 after tax 35000 in credit card debt My mortgage 1200 Old mortgage, which I do not pay and states in my divorce decree is 2100 but this is killing my credit. What is the best way to get out from under ... Read More »

My Credit Card Debt is Killing Me After My Divorce. – Clint

Lifestyle choices.

“Dear Steve, I have $50+/- credit card debt. Recently divorced. No other major debt.The financal stress contibuted to the divorce. I am living paycheck to paycheck. I would love to consolidate into one big loan and one monthly payment. I do not like the debt consolidation companies. Bankruptcy is a question as to whether it is the right thing to ... Read More »

My Ex-Husband Isn’t Paying the Mortgage Like He’s Supposed to. – Lisa

Divorce

“Dear Steve, I was married for 25 yrs to my ex spouse, and prior to our divorce the plan was to sell our home in California & move to Texas. In the meantime after purchasing a home in Texas, he decided to divorce me. I live in Texas and he remained in California living in our former home. Since that ... Read More »

My Ex-Husband Was an Ass and Left Me Loaded in Debt. – Rachel

Super Hero - Female

“Dear Steve, A couple of years ago my husband and I divorced. When we did so, I held most of the debt from our marriage in my name [he had terrible credit] however he was the one making a huge salary 90k+/year. Throughout our 10 year marriage I stayed home with our children [which I am extremely grateful for] while ... Read More »

I Got Divorced and the Bank Won’t Take My Ex-Wife Off the Credit Card. – Dawson

broken piggybank with dollar notes

“Dear Steve, I was divorce about a year ago. Division of Debt in divorce I got card with approximately 18k on it after having to put house taxes of over 6k due to circumstances. Since the divorce I added another 6k in to the card. I had come to conclusion to stop that about same time got notification from card ... Read More »

My Wife and I Divorced But We Both Got a 1099-C For an Old Debt. What Now? – Steven

IRS

“Dear Jim, Vehicle debt was in mine and my wife’s name. Divorced in 2009, vehicle repossessed in 2009. We both received a 1099-C for the full amount in 2013. We cannot file a joint 1099, as we are divorced. How is this handled? Do we both pay taxes on the full amount or should it be split? Would this be ... Read More »

My Ex-Husband Was Supposed to Pay Some Debts But They Are Coming After Me. – Kate

steamroller

“Dear Steve, I went through a divorce in which I cold not get my name off of the mortgage. My ex husband said he wanted to continue living in our house, so I moved out. Several years later, he let the house go ino foreclosure. I was so upset and disgusted over this that I stopped paying back other bills ... Read More »

I’m a Single Mother of Four. What is the Best Way Out of Debt? – Dawn

mother and son

“Dear Steve, I am a single mom of 4. I recently went through a divorce in which my former husband incurred alot of credit card debt – to the tune of $76,000. While the credit is not all mine, it is all in my name and legally I am responsible. My montly net income is approximately $5800. I have been ... Read More »

Bankruptcy Isn’t an Option. We are Getting Divorced and Creditors are Calling. – Jennifer

fighting

“Dear Steve, Divorce pending, upside down on house we’ve had for 16 years (don’t qualify for the HART program for re-fi), two credit cards are maxed ($27,000+) and now we’re both paying rent/mortgage since I moved out into a condo. It’s put a huge strain on the finances with additional monthly costs associated with the second house. Something has to ... Read More »

In Our Divorce My Ex-Husband Was Supposed to Pay Some Bills. They Are Coming After Me Now. – Veronica

Divorce

“Dear Steve, My ex-husband and I divorced a couple years ago. He was out of work for a couple months and filed bankruptcy. When we got divorced, in the divorce papers it said he was to pay certain debts. However since he claimed bankruptcy, they are coming after me for the bills and my credit is shot. We have 2 ... Read More »

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