Why is my spouse's financial info needed if I'm filing by myself? Nic Ruiz June 05, 2018 20:38 Updated The court requires your spouse's income because it needs a full financial picture of your family. Related articles Can I file bankruptcy without my spouse? I'm stuck in the income-expense loop. Can you help? Can I file bankruptcy with my spouse through Upsolve? Bankruptcy Guides by State I don't have enough income to pay for regular living expenses. Is now the right time to file bankruptcy? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.