common law bankruptsy

June 11th, 2013 by Questions

My girlfriend is thinking about claiming bankruptcy weve been living together for 6 months, will this affect me?

Posted from: Saskatchewan

Questions

One Response to “common law bankruptsy”



, A licensed trustee said:

Not directly, but the cost of filing bankruptcy is based on household size and total income. IF you are living together such that you benefit from each other’s income and expenses the Court may treat you as a household and then your girlfriend’s payments will be based, in part, on your combined income.

This is something for her to discus with her trustee BEFORE she decides to file.

Please post a follow up comment below:

(Note: comments are reviewed by moderators and then posted after approval. In addition, due to high volume some of the comments might not be posted.)