In most instances, yes. Unfortunately, financial difficulty is the cause of many a divorce, and I have even recommended that a consultation with a bankruptcy attorney be part of a divorce strategy.
What is also unfortunate is that the divorce attorneys themselves can sometimes get caught in the process and end up not getting paid.
Attorney fees are just like any other debt, such as credit cards or medical bills, that can be wiped out in bankruptcy. However, there are a couple of exceptions to this that you should be aware of. Find out more!