domestic support obligations
domestic support obligations
A debt that accrues before, on, or after the date of the order for relief in a bankruptcy case that is owed to a spouse, former spouse, child of the debtor, or government unit for alimony, maintenance, or support. (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)

Debts for alimony, maintenance or support owed to child, spouse or governmental entity that paid for the support of the child or spouse. A new term introduced by the bankruptcy amendments of '05. (Bankruptcy in Brief)

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

domestic support obligations
A debt that accrues before, on, or after the date of the order for relief in a bankruptcy case that is owed to a spouse, former spouse, child of the debtor, or government unit for alimony, maintenance, or support.

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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