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Question:

 

My fiancé was married before and incurred debt with his wife (house burned down without insurance, etc) and hasn't filed taxes in about 3 years. They divorced and wife claimed bankruptcy. He was going to but put it off and now he has terminal cancer and has less than 6 months. (1) should he start the process and claim bankruptcy or just let it be (he has no assets); (2) we want to get married before he dies - will any of this affect me and my credit (we hold nothing jointly and my name isn't associated with his, although we have a baby together and I own a house)?; (3) is there anything I should get him to take care of before he dies?


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Grant Thornton Limited

Date:

 

Jan 13, 2015

Answer:

 

Hi Rachelle I am sorry to hear of your partner's diagnosis. 1 If your partner has no assets or income subject to seizure, he is judgement proof and should likely let matters be. 2. If you marry you do not acquire any legal responsibility for his existing debt. 3. I would suggest you contact a lawyer who works in the area of Wills and Estates to obtain advice on matters pertaining to his death. All of our team at Grant Thornton wish the two of you well. Thanks for the question. Marie

Marie Kozlowski
T 403-296-3082
Marie.Kozlowski@ca.gt.com

 

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