Licensed Insolvency Trustees in Durham: We’re Here to Help You

At Yanch Dey & Associates Ltd. we have helped thousands of individuals put their finances back in order. Our ability to help you through your bankruptcy issues, consumer proposal or debt counselling, is what earned us a strong reputation in the community. Serving the GTA since 1970, we have assisted individuals and families find the right debt solutions. 

We understand that financial problems can involve many other complex issues, including: employment loss, illness, misfortune, marital breakdown, or substance dependency. As Licensed Insolvency Trustees and Consumer Proposals Administrators, we welcome the opportunity to meet with you and to show you how we can help you. Call us today for a free, no obligation opportunity to meet with us.

Meet Our Team

With over 60 years of combined experience, our knowledgeable and experienced team is here to help you sort your financial issues. Get to know us.

Kelly Dey

Kelly Dey

Licensed Insolvency Trustee – CIRP
Kelly Dey is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee and has been practicing in Toronto and the Durham Region for over 25 years. Kelly has been recognized for dedication and commitment to helping individuals and families with their financial crisis.

For all your financial issues, including bankruptcy, consumer proposals, or counselling, Kelly can guide you back to financial health.

James Yanch

James Yanch

Licensed Insolvency Trustee – CIRP

James Yanch (Jim) started working in the insolvency department at BDO Dunwoody (formerly Dunwoody Limited) in 1978. Jim received his Bachelor of Science degree from Trent University in 1972 and then completed post graduate work at York University from 1973 to 1975. Jim received his accounting degree (C.G.A.) in 1981 and his Insolvency Trustee Licence in 1983. In 1992, Jim began his own business under the name James R. Yanch, Trustee in Bankruptcy.

Jim has been actively involved in many organizations over the years including: Director and Secretary of Ontario Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, member and past president of Durham A.M. Kiwanis, Director and past president of Credit Counselling Services of Durham, Director of the Kiwanis Music Festival of Durham and Instructor for the Christopher Leadership Course.

Jim's hobbies include music and reading. And his greatest love in his life is his family -- wife Anne and children Michael, Erin and Sean and more recently many grandchildren.

Brenda Owens

Brenda Owens

Licensed Insolvency Trustee – CIRP
Brenda Owens graduated from the Durham College Business Administration Accounting Program, with Honours, in 1993. In October of that year, 1993 Brenda accepted a position with James R. Yanch, and received her Insolvency Trustee License in 2007. Over the years, Brenda’s ability to listen and thoroughly explain the insolvency process has helped hundreds of families regain financial control.

Lorraine Smith

Lorraine Smith

Estate Administrator – Insolvency Counsellor
Lorraine Smith has been a Licensed Insolvency Trustee Administrator and Certified Insolvency Counsellor for 17 years.

Prior to working with Yanch, Dey & Associates Ltd., Lorraine spent 10 years working in the financial industry. Today, she works bankruptcy and financial issues. Our clients describe Lorraine’s knowledge, experience, and understanding as being comforting during stressful times.

Support Staff

Madeline, Bonnie, and Bev can provide you with support you might need. Whether it be making appointments or assisting you during proceedings with our office, you will find that their friendly and professional manner will be a helpful aid during this time.


Yanch Dey & Associates Ltd.

215 Simcoe St N.

Oshawa, ON Canada

L1G 4T1

Oshawa:  905‑721‑7506

Ajax: 905‑427‑6647



Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday By Appointment

Evenings by appointment


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