Forced sale of property jointly owned by bankrupt and non bankrupt spouse

October 18th, 2010 by Questions

Can the trustee force a sale of joint property where the non bankrupt spouse does not wish to sell

Posted from: British Columbia

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October 19, 2010 at 9:21 am, Barton Goth - Goth & Company Inc. -Trustee in Bankruptcy said:

Yes this is definitely possible. The trustee can get a court order for the title of the property to be severed and placed up for sale. Now I don’t do it very often, but it it fairly easy to do and definitely falls into one of the powers a trustee has.

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