Bankruptcy Information


Bankruptcy Overview

To be made bankrupt, a court has to issue a bankruptcy order against you. This can happen for 2 reasons:

When you're made bankrupt:

The bankruptcy process is different in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Read the Citizens Advice bankruptcy advice guide or contact the National Debtline for bankruptcy advice.

Bankruptcy only applies to individuals. Limited companies that can't pay their creditors are ‘insolvent' and can face compulsory liquidation .