Do I have to pay unpaid rent?

June 6th, 2010 by Questions

I have moved out of a rental home at the end of the lease contract. Unfortunately I bounced the last rent check with the landlord, and they are demanding payment. I am considering filing bankruptcy soon. They have not been awarded a court decision yet about the unpaid rent. If I file soon will I have to pay them?

Posted from: British Columbia

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June 07, 2010 at 9:16 am, Barton Goth - Goth & Company Inc. -Trustee in Bankruptcy said:

When you file for bankruptcy rental arrears are an unsecured debt and will be cleared by the bankruptcy process.

So as long as you contact a local trustee and file soon you shouldn’t have difficulties.

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