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This couple seperated. When they seperated they had a first mortgage and a home equity line of credit with a 0 balance. They sold the house before divorcing. The mortgage was paid off in full when the house sold. The home equity line of credit (in both spouses names) was not closed. The husband wrote checks for $40,000.

As part of the divorce agreement the husband was to pay off the $40,000 line of credit (which was now closed). After 1 year of paying minimum payments the husband filed for bankruptcy.

Can they now come after the wife for the balance due? What should she say to the lawyers calling for payment? Can they garnish her wages as part of this?


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