Can a permanent resident file for bankruptcy? 3 Answers as of August 20, 2010

My husband is a Canadian citizen. He is a permanent resident of the United States. Can he still file for bankruptcy?

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Klinger Law Center
Klinger Law Center | Linda Klinger
Yes, your husband can file bankruptcy, as long as he is a resident of, or domiciled within the United States, and has been living in the appropriate jurisdiction for the majority of 180 days prior to filing.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/20/2010
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger | Michael J. Berger
Yes. You do not have to be a US Citizen to file a US bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/19/2010
Diefer Law Group, P.C.
Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
Yes, he will still be able to file for bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/19/2010
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