Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.
If my husband and I were to sell our house in a short sale, would this have a negative impact on my ability to keep my security clearance?
A short sale could be a factor in a security clearance adjudication, but does not necessarily mean you will lose your clearance. It depends on many other factors, including whether a short sale is being chosen to avoid financial responsibilities.
Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.
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