Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Virginia

Clarification of bankruptcy law

My wife declared bankruptcy in '97. She included the family house and I received a deed of gift for the house. I recently called to have her name removed from the deed, they claim she is still liable for the loan and that her bankruptcy does not protect her should I default on the the loan. Is this correct?

Asked on 6/04/01, 6:08 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Daniel Press Chung & Press, P.C.

Re: Clarification of bankruptcy law

That is not correct, provided she received a discharge and did not reaffirm the mortgage.

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Answered on 6/28/01, 6:40 pm


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