Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Florida

i live in florida and i own half a house the other half is owned by a deceased relative and his family

has never probated his will. my wife and i want to do a bankruptcy chapter 7 her name is not on the

house. can the creditors come after me for the house or does my half of the homestead protect me

Asked on 6/19/13, 8:37 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

R. Jason de Groot R. Jason de Groot, P.A.

If it is your homestead, it is sacred property. Creditors cannot get at it. You should consult with a local bankruptcy attorney.

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Answered on 6/19/13, 8:42 am

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