This page on CPLEA's Canadian Legal FAQs website provides information for Albertan who find themselves in debt and are thinking of declaring bankruptcy Topics covered include: debt and debt control, options other than declaring bankruptcy, collection agencies and links to help and more information.
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Bankruptcy and foreclosure
This booklet has been prepared for you by the staff at the Law Information Centre (LInC). It is for people who are bankrupt, but have not been granted a discharge from bankruptcy. It is intended to help you make you make an application for discharge from bankruptcy if you are an undischarged bankrupt.
If a rental property is foreclosed upon, the rights of the tenant and the rights of the landlord will be affected. This booklet from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta answers frequently asked questions about the foreclosure process with a focus on the implications for tenants. This 8 page PDF is available for free download.
This booklet from the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta gives a general overview of what foreclosure is, what can happen during a foreclosure, and how foreclosure may affect both property owners and renters living in a property. This 8 page PDF is available for free download.
Going to court? Here are some tips and information on understanding your foreclosure matter. (Video) Produced in coordination with PBLA and Alberta Courts. Video Transcripts are available in : English | Spanish | French | Arabic | Hindi | Punjabi | Urdu
This court procedure booklet is a guide for people who are bankrupt, but have not been granted a discharge from bankruptcy. If your trustee is no longer responsible for making another application for discharge, this guidebook will help you make your own application for discharge from bankruptcy
Money Mentors (formerly known as Credit Counseling Services of Alberta) is an Alberta-based, not-for-profit organization which provides unbiased money and debt management resources. They offer personal money coaching, debt solutions, and on-line or group seminars.
If you are experiencing financial difficulty, there may be other ways to handle your financial problems before filing personal bankruptcy. For example, you may speak with a loans manager at a bank and try to get a consolidation loan for your debts. This topic discusses personal bankruptcy..
Bankruptcy Canada was founded in 2004; contributors are trustees from regional and national firms in Canada. This site provides easy to understand facts and information about bankruptcy and its alternatives.
Bankruptcy law in Canada (and generally elsewhere) is governed primarily by federal law and governs the process by which individuals and companies apply to court to be relieved of their debts (except for some debts, such as secured debts or those that have arisen through fraud). Bankruptcy can be voluntary (initiated by the person in debt) or involuntary (initiated by creditors of the debtor). Includes links to online sources of further information.