What can be done if I have a friend in the middle of a divorce and her husband cancelled the car on their shared insurance policy without notifying her and she later had an accident?

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What can be done if I have a friend in the middle of a divorce and her husband cancelled the car on their shared insurance policy without notifying her and she later had an accident?

The insurance com[any failed to notify her as well. A few days after that happened she got into a wreck. Now the person that she wrecked with is suing her for $49,000 and she is not sure what to do. Is there anything that can help her legally?

Asked on November 10, 2015 under Accident Law, Oklahoma

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Since your friend did not have insurance and was at fault in the accident, it would be advisable for her to file bankruptcy when there is a court judgment against her.  Chapter 7 bankruptcy is straight liquidation which will eliminate her debt resulting from the auto accident.


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