Does a wife have an underlying obligation to her husband as a result of his bankruptcy?

New Brunswick, Canada


The following excerpt is from Gaunce v Gaunce, 2018 NBQB 40 (CanLII):

The first question is whether at the time of her husband’s bankruptcy the wife was entitled to make such claim? Expressed in the language of Schreyer v. Schreyer, supra (SCC): “did the underlying obligation exist as of the date of bankruptcy”?

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