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Is Bankruptcy Common?

How Many People Go Bankrupt? In Canada, we have progressive insolvency laws that allow individuals to get a fresh financial start. The major piece of law is the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the ”BIA” which contains the 2 common options used by individuals to get a fresh start. These 2 common options are consumer proposals [...]

How Much Will I Have To Pay If I Go Bankrupt?

When you meet with a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT) to review your situation and your options, the bankruptcy process results in the least amount you pay and is usually the fastest way to deal with your debt. The other options are designed to pay the creditors in full over time or pay them MORE than [...]

2019-09-20T23:22:56+00:00Bankruptcy|

Do I Have To Disclose All Debts In A Proposal Or Bankruptcy?

When a consumer proposal or bankruptcy starts there is immediate protection from the collection action of all unsecured creditors against the debtor. To get this protection, certain things have to be provided to the Licensed Insolvency Trustee (“LIT”) so that necessary paperwork can be prepared, signed by the debtor and the LIT, and submitted to [...]

2019-05-31T22:19:54+00:00Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposal|

“Bankruptcy” is not just “bankruptcy”

Bankruptcy is commonly used to describe one of the government law processes available in federal legislation known as the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). The BIA  regulates the options available to deal with businesses and individuals experiencing financial difficulties. Only Licensed Insolvency Trustees (Trustees) are allowed to administrate the options in the BIA. Individuals seek [...]

2019-09-20T23:24:04+00:00Bankruptcy, Consumer Proposal|