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Bankruptcy hearing

At your bankruptcy hearing, a district judge will consider the bankruptcy petition to decide whether or not to make a bankruptcy order. Once a bankruptcy order is made, you are then officially bankrupt.

You and the Official Receiver attend the Bankruptcy Hearing. Creditors can also attend the bankruptcy hearing if they wish.

In order for the Court to make a bankruptcy order, it must be satisfied that the debt is proven and that either:-

  • The debtor can't repay the debt.
    OR
  • In the case when payment is not yet due, that the debtor has no realistic chance of being able to repay the debt when it is due.

When the petition is served by a creditor, they must prove that a corresponding Statutory Demand has been brought to your (the debtor's) attention.

If you have already repaid the debt in full, then the case will be dismissed, but you may still have to pay the creditors costs.

The Court may also refer the case to an Insolvency Practioner in the case where the possibility of an IVA being be more appropriate course of action needs consideration. You can check to see if you may qualify for an IVA as an alterative to bankruptcy by taking the IVA test

You should therefore explore all alternative solutions, and seek expert advice if you are facing bankruptcy proceedings.

Expert help and advice when you need it most

Our team of specialists are here to help you find an alternative to Bankruptcy or to assist with your Bankruptcy application. You can call our helpline on 0800 088 2147 or simply the online test to check if you qualify. Find out if you qualify for an IVA
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Bankruptcy Alternatives

Become stress free from as little as £100 pcm
With a Debt Management Plan you could simply pay one affordable monthly payment and no longer have to deal with your creditors..
See if you qualify  DMP eligibilty test
 
Write off up to 70% of your debt
If you qualify for an IVA you could:
Write off up to 70% of your debt
Freeze all interest & charges
Keep your house

See if you qualify  IVA eligibility test
 
Scottish Resident?- be debt free in 36 months
Be DEBT FREE in 36 months using Scotland's answer to the IVA.
See if you qualify  Trust Deed eligibility test
 
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Debt solutions should not be entered into lightly - they affect your credit rating. Failure to keep up with repayments can result in bankruptcy or legal action. Different debt solutions have different risks attached to them.

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