If your spouse has slowly made the transition from a social drinker to a functional (or less-than-functional) alcoholic over the course of your marriage, you may be starting to consider your options -- including divorce. For those whose spouses are unwilling to pursue treatment or counseling, removing oneself from the situation through a legal divorce is often the best form of physical, mental, and financial self-preservation. However, regardless of the divorce laws of the state in which you live, there are some issues unique to divorcing an alcoholic that may come into play.
If you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy to get out of the debt trap you are in, the timing of your filing is very important. When you visit a bankruptcy lawyer to discuss your case, he or she is likely to talk to you a lot about timing. Here are some of the ways timing matters when filing for bankruptcy.
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