Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Virginia

Divorce

After a Bankruptcy,how long ,or is, there a waiting period for selling your home....if your marriage has gone down the drain and that is all you have left as joint property.

Asked on 5/31/01, 7:17 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Glenn R. Tankersley Regency Legal Clinic

Re: Divorce

If the trustee in bankruptcy assigned to your case abandons his/her interest in the real estate, i.e., makes no claim against it on behalf of the unsecured creditors, I know of no reason you couldn't sell it immediately, provided all the parties on the deed (your wife or ex-wife, for instance) join in the conveyance.

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Answered on 6/26/01, 11:55 pm


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