In Halifax And Across Nova Scotia

As a licensed insolvency trustee, our top priority is helping people understand all the available options so they can make the best choice for their financial future.

Located in Halifax and Kentville, Golding & Associates Limited will always take the time to explain things in a professional, yet clear manner. Your appointment will be with a highly experienced, federally licensed trustee - that is our guarantee. We act on your behalf as a knowledgeable, professional Licensed Insolvency Trustee (aka “Bankruptcy Trustee”), and take pride in helping people get their finances back on track.


Dawn Golding, BA, CIRP

Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Dawn has worked in the insolvency field since 1998. She obtained her license as a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (previously known as a Trustee in Bankruptcy) in 2004. She has been designated as a resident trustee for the Kentville area since that time. Dawn is a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP) and a Qualified BIA Counsellor. She currently is a board member of the Nova Scotia Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals. (NSAIRP). Dawn was recently nominated for the prestigious 30th annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards.

Dawn is a very compassionate individual who always takes care in helping people solve their financial difficulties. She opened Golding & Associates Limited to ensure she could always provide an individualized, hands on approach to dealing with debtors who need help.   

Dawn has been a Valley resident for decades.  When she is not at work, she is at home on her hobby farm enjoying all of her pets…including Mable the French Bulldog who frequents the office to make everyone who wants to see her smile.

Tanya VanTassel, BA

Senior Estate Administrator

Tanya is a Senior Estate Manager/Licensed Insolvency Counsellor at Golding & Associates Limited. She has been working in the insolvency field since 2007. Tanya specializes in assisting individuals with improving their finances through teaching money management skills and strategic credit re-establishment tactics.

Tanya’s ultimate goal is to help others reach a secure financial footing. Life is too short to be burdened with financial insecurity.   

Tanya lives in the Valley.  When she’s not at work, you can find her spending time with family, gardening, and cooking.