Can one file for bankruptcy in the UK and use it to discharge debts primarily to US Credit card companies which exist worldwide e.g., Chase, Discover. My plan would be to live and work in the UK for a few months? I am a citizen of both Ireland and the USA and have been living in the USA for 15 years though I recently moved back to Ireland. thanks
Province/Country relating to question : UK
Thanks for your question. Please remember to click ACCEPT once you get my answer.No.This is because UK/Irish bankruptcy is not recognised in the USA.If you went bankrupt in Ireland it would only apply to those and European debts.I am sorry if this is not the answer you are looking for but based on what you have said, this is the legal position. Please remember to click accept so that I am credited for my time. Thank you.
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