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I have being made bankrupt as of Feb 2017. I haven't lived
I have being made bankrupt as of Feb 2017. I haven't lived in the uk for a long time though. The official receiver asked to have me publicly examined in court in London next Thursday. I now live in Ca… read more
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I was made bankrupt in August 2013. All my assets have been
I was made bankrupt in August 2013. All my assets have been realised and all my creditors have been paid in full. I August I was discharged from my bankruptcy and I have received a discharge certifica… read more
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This morning I went to court as my IP was seeking a possession
This morning I went to court as my IP was seeking a possession and sale of the matrimonial home. My bankruptcy was on 5th Feb 2010. He dated the application 4th Feb 2013 and was issued by court on 5th… read more
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Good Afternoon I have a question concerning a client, who is
Good Afternoon I have a question concerning a client, who is currently negotiating his discharge from Bankruptcy. He is self employed and he is looking at ways of limiting the IPA to what he has agree… read more
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Dear Sir or Madam, I filed for personal bankruptcy on September
Dear Sir or Madam, I filed for personal bankruptcy on September 28th, 2009 at the High Court of Justice in London, UK. I was subsequently discharged after approximately 4 months without having to make… read more
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2 months before my discharge, the IP wrote and said that he
2 months before my discharge, the IP wrote and said that he had looked at my I&E and I had to pay £60 per month. I asked him to look at it again as I couldn't afford to pay it but he said that he was … read more
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I was declared bankrupt in feb 2010 and the case was taken
I was declared bankrupt in feb 2010 and the case was taken on by an IP who I have since found out had a number of complaints made against him due to his practices. I signed a payment agreement of £60 … read more
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I was declared bankrupt in 2010. I had various buy to let properties
I was declared bankrupt in 2010. I had various buy to let properties one of which my daughter lives in. When the property was bought, there was an agreement drawn up and witnessed to sign over any equ… read more
Alex J.
Alex J.
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In Jan. 2008 I bought a buy to let property for £110K with
In Jan. 2008 I bought a buy to let property for £110K with joint funds, but registered only in my name. In March 2009 I took out a £75K mortgage to help pay unsecured creditors. In 2010 my wife wanted… read more
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Alex J.
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In December 2008 a Freezing Injunction was made against my
In December 2008 a Freezing Injunction was made against my assets. This was in respect of a Fraud I had committed against my former employer to the value of £191,000. In November 2009, I pleaded guilt… read more
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The questions below are result of ancillary relief divorce
The questions below are result of ancillary relief divorce case which has resulted in judge joining the Official Receiver to the case after deciding, subsequent to the trial of preliminary issues that… read more
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I was made bankrupt march 2009, My business was put on the
I was made bankrupt march 2009, My business was put on the market for £600,00 by the trustee but sold for £650,000 it was under sold. I have been taken to High court four times for possession of my ho… read more
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith
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My discharge from bankruptcy was 5th Feb 2011 according to
My discharge from bankruptcy was 5th Feb 2011 according to the insolvency register. My Insolvency practitioner is saying that he put an application into court to suspend my discharge and the case is d… read more
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Max Lowry
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can you tell me if I have to inform the insolvency practitioner
can you tell me if I have to inform the insolvency practitioner of all my change of circumstances after I have discharged, if the change does not result in a change of income? I was discharged on Feb … read more
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My husband and I went bankrupt on 23.11.09. He has a Retirement
My husband and I went bankrupt on 23.11.09. He has a Retirement Cash Plan (pension from a former job) of which he can draw the sum of £6,800 annually if he chooses to do so but this is not compulsory.… read more
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A Bankruptcy order was made against me on 07 November 2007,
A Bankruptcy order was made against me on 07 November 2007, since then the official receiver (trustee) has not realised my interest in a jointly owned property with my partner. I have now received not… read more
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F E Smith
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I went bankrupt in march 2009 and was discharged this year.
I went bankrupt in march 2009 and was discharged this year. I have been working since then to clear up my credit report. I started having letters from a collections agency in may for an account that h… read more
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F E Smith
Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, My mum was made bankrupt in Feb 2009, discharged in
Hi, My mum was made bankrupt in Feb 2009, discharged in Feb 2010. In March 2010 the trustees of te bankruptcy put her house up for sale to realise the equity. It has sold today for the asking price. S… read more
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