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If my ex-spouse files bankruptcy, will it affect our joint mortgage?

If you file for bankruptcy your ex-spouse may be affected if you have a joint mortgage. Your bankruptcy will remove you from your responsibility to pay that debt, however, it does not:  

April 30, 2017

Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns, Debt and Relationships

Debt Management Tips for Seniors

No one wants to spend their golden years struggling with credit-card debt. But, sadly, an increasing number of seniors are doing exactly that. For people living on fixed incomes, escalating debt can lead to financial ruin.

November 20, 2016

Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns, Money Management

Can a person have savings during bankruptcy?

The short answer is “Yes”.

October 15, 2016

Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

If I am unable to pay the mortgage on my home, may I simply give it back to the bank?

A mortgage is a loan agreement which requires you to repay the loan with interest and which also gives the lender (the mortgagee) a claim on your house if you don't repay.

August 23, 2016

Consumer Proposals, Bankruptcy, Asset Concerns

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