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My Spouse is Filing for Bankruptcy – Now What?

Jan 10, 2020
As Licensed Insolvency Trustees (formerly known as Trustees in Bankruptcy) we often receive questions from the spouse or common-law partner of someone who is considering filing for bankruptcy. Along with wanting to be supportive of their partner’s financial...Read more

Bankruptcy Success Story: Meet Suzanne

Nov 12, 2019
Meet Suzanne - she lives in BC’s lower mainland, owns her own home and vehicle, has a career as a self-employed financial advisor that she loves and describes herself as being financially stable. Suzanne’s journey to success hasn’t been smooth or easy,...Read more

How Does a Licensed Insolvency Trustee Get Paid?

Sep 11, 2019
If you’ve been considering debt management solutions, you’ve likely discovered that there are several options available. You may also have learned that in Canada only one type of debt help professional is legally empowered and endorsed by the federal...Read more

How Bankruptcy Protects Your Assets

Sep 11, 2019
Many people facing a serious debt problem avoid considering bankruptcy as a solution because they believe filing bankruptcy will cause them to lose their personal assets or put their income at risk. Contrary to popular belief, the truth is that filing a...Read more

Bankruptcy Basics Explained

May 14, 2019
The 12-month period ending December 31 2018 saw over 10,000 BC consumers turn to insolvency legislation for debt relief. Over 4,000 of those people filed personal bankruptcy, and debt industry experts are predicting that annual filings will rise over the next...Read more

Life After Bankruptcy – What You Need to Know

Dec 3, 2018
Whether you are considering filing bankruptcy, already underway with filing, or just finishing bankruptcy - we know you have questions about “life after bankruptcy”. We’ve outlined information about what happens once bankruptcy is over, and some tips...Read more

What Happens if you Declare Bankruptcy

Oct 9, 2018
Contrary to the fears many people have, the process of filing bankruptcy in BC is actually quite straightforward. Between 600 and 1,000 individuals in BC each and every month opt to restructure their finances by filing for bankruptcy or making a Consumer...Read more

Can you Keep your House if you File Bankruptcy?

Sep 10, 2018
Many homeowners struggling with their debts worry what will happen to their house if they claim bankruptcy. The good news is that filing a bankruptcy does not mean that you will automatically lose your home. Let’s review some of the key facts about...Read more

Dealing with Business Debts in BC

Jul 16, 2018
Whether you are a sole proprietor or running a corporation, being self-employed can be financially demanding. As Licensed Insolvency Trustees, Sands & Associates are debt management professionals that can help when your business is in financial...Read more

How Can I Find Out if I Qualify for Bankruptcy?

Jun 25, 2018
BC’s largest firm of consumer and small business focused Licensed Insolvency Trustees Sands & Associates answer commonly-asked questions about debt and debt solutions. Q: How can I find out if I qualify for bankruptcy? A: In Canada, there are few...Read more

How Does Debt Management Affect Credit Ratings?

May 14, 2018
Award-winning Licensed Insolvency Trustees Sands & Associates answer commonly-asked questions about debt help in BC. Q:  How does debt management affect credit ratings? A:  There are several possible debt management options available to consumers,...Read more

Bankruptcy When Married

May 7, 2018
Debt and financial difficulties often play a leading role in relationships breaking down, and most people are unsure of how a spouse filing for personal bankruptcy may impact them. Sands & Associates are Licensed Insolvency Trustees in BC and we...Read more