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

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


    “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

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      “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


        “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 »

          I’m Being Sued Over a Bill My Ex-Husband Has For Car Repairs

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          “Dear Steve, I received a letter in the mail from a car repair shop stating that they were taking me to court over an old repair bill of my ex husbands. We were divorced August of 2011 and it was decreed that we each pay half this bill. After the divorce I talked to my ex about it. I told ... Read More »

            I Got Divorced and Want My Debt Forgiven Without Bankruptcy

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            “Dear Steve, My husband and I agreed to dissolve our marriage – quite frankly it was a relief to be out of the situation – unfortunately my foresight leaves much to be desired. I am now a single mom of 3 with a healthy mortgage (1st & 2nd), private health insurance, student loans ($34k +), a car payment, child care ... Read More »

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


              “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 »

                Our Divorce Agreement Says My Ex-Husband Owes Me Money But He’s Filing Bankruptcy. – Jennifer

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                “Dear Steve, was divoriced due to inrecinsoluble diff./basically he was abusive and minipulating!*long story short*our divorce agreement was that he was to pay me $5000 within 30 days,another $5000 in six months,and the remainder $10,000 in two years! this was six years ago & extremely genorous and idiotic of me.,against every1 telling me i was a fool to let him ... Read More »

                  I’m Paying Off My Ex-Husbands Credit Card But Only an Authorized User. – Clarissa

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                  “Dear Steve, Credit card in husband name only, but I was a authorized user. On my divorce decree I am responsible for my ex-husbands credit card(that is in his name only,but I was an authorize user) I recently found out that the credit card number in the divorce decree that he gave was closed. What I think happen is my ... Read More »

                    An Old Bank of America Loan Has Surfaced And I’m Being Threatened With a Lawsuit. – Nancy

                    Divorce papers and cash with misc items

                    “Dear Steve, 56 yrs old getting a divorce, left with much Irs debt from husband have to go back to school to refresh my nursing skills. Selling my house to pay off Irs and morgage and car. Will have to start all over (small apt, work full time ect.) My bank of america loan from many years back was charged ... Read More »

                      We Filed a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Now Getting Divorced. – Nicole

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                      “Dear Steve, We filled backrupcy 2 years ago and it was a chapter 13. We are now going through a divorce. We have two small children and I am going to be relocating back to my home town which is cross country. At the time my husband made too much to get us into a chapter 7. Since then I ... Read More »

                        I Went Through a Divorce and My Ex-Wife Filed Bankruptcy. – Dennis

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                        “Dear Steve, i went through a divorce 2 years ago. my ex and i split our debt . she filed bankruptcy after we divorced all the debt is soley in my name. i have been trying to pay it off over the last 2 years and i am in worse shape now than i was then I have 412,400 in ... Read More »

                          I Filed a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Save the House. Now My Wife Wants a Divorce. – Jason

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                          “Dear Steve, Okay about 8 months ago I filed an induvidual Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to avoid foreclosure. My spouse did not file and we are 8 months into a 36 month chapter 13. Since I was the lone filer my pay checks are deducted $487.50 bi weekly for a total of $975 per month. This mostly goes towards the past ... Read More »

                            Went Through a Nasty Divorce and Need to Get My Finances in Order. – Cyndi

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                            “Dear Steve, I went through a very nasty divorce in 2010 and I had to pay my ex $57,000 to keep the house (albeit that he didn’t pay for the house or anything remotely suggesting that he owned part of it – gotta love the community property clauses)…Anyway, as a result of the divorce, I am stuck with nearly $40,000 ... Read More »

                              Mobile Home Dilema After Divorce With Autistic Children. – Veronica

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                              I am currently separated from the father of my children. We were married for 8 years and 11 months. We are getting a divorce; the situation has been prolonging due to the fact that we have two children who are Autistic. We currently have a town home, which was bought after getting married, and both of us have 401 k, ... Read More »

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