Can a debt agreement (under the bankruptcy act) effect a permanent residency visa in Australia ?.
Province: Sydney, Australia
No.Once permanent residency has been granted, declaring bankruptcy will have no affect on it.If my answer has been helpful or informative, please press the Accept button. I am also able to answer further questions after accepting.
My now husband was in Australia on a 457 visa in 2007 when his employment was terminated and he was going to have to return to the UK. I sponsored him under a spouse visa and after the 2 year period he received permanent residency.
Shortly after his permanent residency was granted he left me. I have since found out he left the UK to run away from debts he had ran up and he is now in the same situation in Australia and has applied for a debt agreement. I guarantored a car for him and this has been included in the debt agreement and all the car debt will now be left with me.
I feel the situation is very unfair. Is there anything I can do ?.
That's a terrible story and I sympathize with you. This fellow sounds like a real piece of work.Unfortunately, however, you have no legal options here. After 12 months of separation, you can apply for a divorce order from the Federal Magistrates Court.If my answer has been helpful or informative, please press the Accept button. I am also able to answer further questions after accepting.
Are you saying there are no options even if he married me under a false pretense ?
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