If she now files bankruptcy, will it affect me or my new credit score in any way? 12 Answers as of October 07, 2013

I have filed bankruptcy and my ex wife didn't.

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SmithMarco, P.C.
SmithMarco, P.C. | Larry P. Smith
No. You're wife's bankruptcy filing will not effect your score and will not affect your credit at all .
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Replied: 10/7/2013
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
It should not affect you in any way.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/7/2013
Bird & VanDyke, Inc.
Bird & VanDyke, Inc. | David VanDyke
It will not affect you at all. Any debts you may have shared with her are already discharged as to you.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/4/2013
Paul Stuber, Attorney at Law
Paul Stuber, Attorney at Law | Paul Stuber
At this point all matters should be separate and will not affect your credit.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 10/4/2013
Charles R. Chesnutt, P.C.
Charles R. Chesnutt, P.C. | Charles R. Chesnutt
Her filing should affect your credit score.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 10/4/2013
    Stuart P Gelberg
    Stuart P Gelberg | Stuart P Gelberg
    Her filing will not affect you or your credit score.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 10/4/2013
    Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
    It definitely should not, but if one of the credit agencies starts reflecting it, you can successfully contest it.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 10/4/2013
    Danville Law Group | Scott Jordan
    The affect will be the same as when you filed bankruptcy. It could affect you if you have joint debts. It will not affect your credit score.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 10/4/2013
    A Fresh Start
    A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
    No, someone else's bankruptcy will not affect your credit score. However, you may wish to review your credit report during the next year to be sure no errors occur and that your bankruptcy is reported for the correct date.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 10/4/2013
    Goldsmith & Guymon
    Goldsmith & Guymon | Marjorie Guymon
    No. It should have no effect on you.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 10/4/2013
    William Bidwell, Attorney at Law | Bill Bidwell
    No. Your credit score is already damaged. Begin rebuilding your credit.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 10/4/2013
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