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RESP`S

Are my children`s RESP`s safe from creditors if I am the subscriber and my
wife is a joint subscriber and my child is the nominee?

Posted from: Ontario

One Response to “RESP`S”

Barton Goth – Goth & Company Inc. -Trustee in Bankruptcy said...

RESP’s are not considered exempt when a bankruptcy is filed. Meaning that the RESP’s would be lost and distributed amongst your creditors. However, if they are held jointly by you and your wife, then only 50% of these RESP’s are considered yours and therefore only 50% of them are lost.