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It will only affect the non-filing spouse if the couple apply for some type of joint credit, such as a home mortgage. It will not affect the new spouse's credit report/score.

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Q: If you are about to get married and you are filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy will this bankruptcy affect your spouse in any way after the marriage?
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Husband and you are separated can you file bankruptcy?

You can file bankruptcy together or individually when you are separated. What happens in your separation could affect your ability to file Chapter 7 and you may have to file Chapter 13 instead.

How many years will bankruptcy affect your credit?

According to law, bankruptcy can affect your credit for a long time after you originally file for it - up to ten years (seven, if Chapter 13 is filed).

How does a bankruptcy from five years ago affect an upcoming marriage this year?

As far as I know, it doesn't.

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