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Residential lease and chapter 7

Allentown, PA |

On the debtors statement of intention do I list my home rental lease if I plan on continuing the lease (no outstanding debt)? I am a co-lessee with my girlfriend and she paid the security deposit, do I have to list this on sch. b or c since the money is not mine? Thank you for your advice!

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If you are not entitled to the deposit, it is not your property to list.

As for the lease, yes you must list it as an executory contract. Your landlord has to provide space and you have to keep paying. You can indicate that you wish to assume the lease.

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Yes, you do stay your intentions regarding assumption of the lease on statement of intentions.


The lease is listed on Schedule "G" and on your statement of intention you list that you wish to accept the lease. The security deposit should be listed on schedule B and then a security interest on the deposit should be listed on schedule D for the landlord. Hope this helps....

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A residential lease is listed on schedule G and on your statement of intention.

Only list the security deposit if it is your money. You should not list the security deposit if it is your girlfriends money.