Child Support

Shelby County Debt Liability Attorney

Are you newly divorced, in financial distress and seeking to eliminate past-due child support or spousal support as debt in a consumer bankruptcy filing?

In Memphis, Shelby County and surrounding areas in Tennessee, I am the lawyer whose experience, compassion and reliability can bring you back to sound financial footing.

I can explain the role of dischargeable debt in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy and whether child support or spousal support obligations qualify. I'm Ben Sissman — for more than 30 years, an attorney dedicated to brighter futures for my bankruptcy clients. I offer experienced, compassionate, reliable representation that guides you to the "fresh start" you and your family deserve.

An issue that confuses many people concerns what debts can be discharged. Myths and misconceptions have surrounded this issue since the 2005 changes in bankruptcy law. Though bankruptcy will not eliminate most child support, child custody and tax debt, it generally allows you to discharge most unsecured debt, such as:

The more you know about the legal connections between bankruptcy and divorce, the closer you will come to taking control of your life. This is especially true when an individual or family suddenly finds themselves awash in debt due to an expensive divorce, sudden joblessness brought on by the recession or catastrophic personal injury and medical debt. If you feel you don't know enough about the roles of child support, alimony, property, credit or financing to bring yourself back to sound financial footing, my law firm can show you the way.

Contact Memphis Bankruptcy And Child Support Attorney Ben Sissman

At my law office, we are all about convenience for you. That's why we offer free initial consultations and a toll-free number to contact us: 866-788-0394. You can also go online to email us. If you need an evening appointment, please say so. I look forward to meeting you and working with you — and showing you the way to a rewarding life after bankruptcy.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.