I came across a great article titled Bankruptcy – What You Need to Know. Divorce and bankruptcy are often intertwined, and the decision about whether one party or both parties should seek a bankruptcy before or after the divorce is a decision that should be reached with the advice of an experienced bankruptcy attorney. This article provides basic concepts of Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, which are the types of bankruptcy most often used by consumers.

For more bankruptcy and divorce reading, see the following:

Married Filing an Individual Bankruptcy: How Does this Affect my Spouse? by Attorney Christine Wilson on the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor

Should I get a divorce before or after bankruptcy? by Attorney Bryan Fears on the Texas Bankruptcy Blog

Bankruptcy During Divorce posted on Lawyers.com