Are considering filing for bankruptcy?
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To file for personal bankruptcy you must use a professional known as a bankruptcy trustee.
For a list of names, consult the yellow pages of your telephone directory under "Bankruptcies - Trustees"
Nova Scotia Debtor Assistance
Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act is the legal framework whereby private sector trustees, administrators of consumer proposals, provincial courts and employees of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy administer and oversee bankruptcy and insolvency transactions.
The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act sets out the rights and obligations of the various parties involved in bankruptcy or other insolvency proceedings.
Address for the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy in Nova Scotia:
The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy Canada publishes a Consumers Guide to Dealing with Debt.
See also the frequently asked questions (FAQ) about bankruptcy.