Updated: August 31, 2023 Licensed Insolvency Trustees (“LIT”), formally known as bankruptcy trustees, are federally regulated professionals who provide advice and services to individuals and businesses with debt problems. A Licensed Insolvency Trustee helps people make informed choices to deal with their financial difficulties. While the court can appoint a trustee in bankruptcy, in practice,…Read More
If a debtor is 3 months in arrears of monthly consumer proposal payments the consumer proposal is deemed annulled, which means that creditors can resume collection actions. There is no automatic bankruptcy if a debtor defaults on a consumer proposal.
that fails to make more than 2 payments cumulative during the Proposal will have their Proposal annulled and creditors can resume collecting their balances plus interest less any payments made. While a default on a Consumer Proposal will not automatically result in a Bankruptcy, however, the debtor cannot file another Proposal.Read More
Any assets or property that you receive or become entitled to receive, before your discharge from bankruptcy, can be seized by the trustee and distributed to your creditors. As a bankrupt, you must report any windfalls to your trustee and failure to do so could cause difficulties in obtaining your discharge from bankruptcy or even after you have received your discharge.Read More
The debt settlement and credit counselling companies would have you believe that they can easily have your credit balances reduced and save you hundreds if not thousands of dollars. The problem is they cannot guarantee any results. They will require that you pay them monthly administration fees and/or a percentage of the settlement amount as payment for their services. But you need to read their documents very closely to find out what happens to all of those fees that you have paid if they are unable to reach agreements with some or all of your creditors.Read More