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We are about to buy a house. The house is leasehold and the
Hi, We are about to buy a house. The house is leasehold and the current owner is declared himself a bankrupt. They are selling the house to cover their debts. We would like to purchase freehold but do… read more
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I've have actually split the property into 2 semi's. If there is not enough money from the first property sold will I be able to put a charge on the 2nd property to get the remainder of my money. The … read more
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I am director of a small company which is fine, no profit but
I am director of a small company which is fine, no profit but gives me a wage and no debt, but have just had a £50K demand from hmrc for capital gains tax from when I had t0 sell several houses becaus… read more
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hi, my husband has declared bankruptcy in dec 2012. he has
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Hello, I have reason to think that my husband (we are separated)
Hello, I have reason to think that my husband (we are separated) may declare himself bankrupt in the near future. Our home is in his sole name, although it was originally brought in joint names. Can I… read more
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hi, I am about to be made bankrupt. I have a ‘buy to let
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Hello, I have a bankruptcy court hearing next week where I
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a) Sister in law's husband had big gambling debts and were advised by a “Financial Advisor”, badly I think, to seek bankruptcy which they were granted in July 2009. b) Sister in law personally had her… read more
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hi there,my brother is about to go bankrupt,he has two houses
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I was made bankrupt in 2010 and am now discharged. The banruptcy
I was made bankrupt in 2010 and am now discharged. The banruptcy trustee took out a charge on my property, but because of subsidence that is currently worthless. I did not contribute anything to the p… read more
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I am going through a devorce and my ex husband is saying he is going to declare himself bankrupt. We jointly own a house that i live in with our child. Can he force me to sell.… read more
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