Can your ex-husband prevent you from filing for bankruptcy?
No he can't. Go find yourself a good attorney.
No, lawsuits do not prevent a person from filing bankruptcy. The lawsuit will be stopped when the BK is filed and the debt or judgment can possibly be included in the filing. It is at the discretion of the trustee as to whether a BK or any portion of it is allowable according to bankruptcy law. The BK petitioner has the option of appealing any trustee ruling with which they disagree.
Why not? An executor carries out the instructions in the will, which will already have been cleared by probate court. Filing for bankruptcy is not a crime, and unless the person has criminal intent, there is no reason to prevent the person from carrying out the instructions in the will. The bankruptcy filing has nothing to do with the assets in the will; they are not the property of the executor unless that was the…