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Smoking Expenses Helped Wife to File Chapter 7

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>Smoking May Be Bad for His Health But Good for His Wife’s Bankruptcy

Background

  • Wife Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • Non-Filing Spouse’s income is considered for household income
  • Non-filing Husband had a $600 per month smoking habit.

Court Ruling

  • Cost of Husband’s smoking habit is not available to pay wife’s creditors
  • Wife qualified for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy