Common-law liabilites

June 15th, 2012 by Questions

My common law husband of 2 1/2 years who is a senior is considering filing for personal bankruptcy on debts incurred before we began living together. I am a widow with assets from my first marriage and recently was layed off and paid a severence . Does he have to claim any of my assets and am I liable for any of his debt?Does he have to claim me when filing?I pay all my own expenses we do not share bank accounts.

Posted from: Ontario


One Response to “Common-law liabilites”

, Barton Goth - Goth & Company Inc. -Trustee in Bankruptcy said:

No you would not be responsible for his debts. Debts and marital status/living arrangements are separate issues.

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