Can I File For Bankruptcy Anywhere In Canada?

2010-01-22   minute read

Linda Paul


The rules for filing a bankruptcy say that if you're going to file a bankruptcy, you have to file it in your "locality." 

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That means, you would see a trustee in one of these areas:

  •  (If you operate a business) where you've carried on business during the past year; or if that doesn't apply to you:
  • Where you've lived during the past year.
  • If neither of those apply to you, then you would file in the location where most of your possessions/assets are located.  That means, you choose a trustee in that area.  he trustee will know whether you have picked the right area and he or she will know where to file the documents.
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