Can I get out of my lease agreement if I did not claim bankruptcy yet and getting divorced in CT

Husband and I are in a lease however, since we are getting divorced and have not completed our bankruptcy process, can I get out of the lease?

Asked on July 17, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Connecticut

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

No, your divorce has nothing to do with the landlord or your agreement/contract with the landlord, which is the lease. A lease, as stated, is a contract; a party to a contract cannot get out of it due to changes in her life.


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