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Partners and bankruptcy

This section provides information on your rights and options if your partner is going bankrupt. It includes what might happen to your home and whether you’ll be held responsible for any joint debts.

Liability for joint debts - partner is bankrupt

Explains what happens to any joint debts taken out with your partner, if they go bankrupt.

Risk to your home - partner is bankrupt

Explains what could happen to your home, if you own or rent it jointly with a partner who goes bankrupt.