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Ash
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Dear Sir/Madam, Please could you give me some advise on

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Dear Sir/Madam,
Please could you give me some advise on finding a lawyer in the Bromley Kent area to speak to about declaring myself bankrupt. I will be available to see someone on the 12th January only as we now live in Spain and will only be back in the UK for a few days to attend my daughters wedding.
Or would this be something I could do on line?
Yours truly
Lorraine Hayes
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello Lorraine my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

Whilst we can not act for you, it may be that you can do it yourself and I can tell you how.

Alex Watts :

How much do you owe and are you sure you want to declare yourself bankrupt?

Customer:

I owe approximately £16,000 and yes I am sure as I now have no income

Alex Watts :

Ok - you need to complete form 6.27

Customer:

Please give me advice on how to do this myself as I find this bad enough without seeing someone face to face.

Alex Watts :

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/debtors-bankruptcy-petition-insolvency-form-627

Alex Watts :

Guidance is here:

Alex Watts :

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/statement-of-affairs-insolvency-form-628

Alex Watts :

You complete 2 copies of this.

Alex Watts :

You then take it to your local County Court when in England

Alex Watts :

You need to pay a Court fee of £180 but you may be entitled to fee remission plus the Official Receiver deposit of £525

Alex Watts :

Usually it goes before a Judge and is approved on the papers.

Customer:

Thank you, ***** ***** need to make an appointment?

Alex Watts :

Then you are made bankrupt.

Alex Watts :

You will then get a letter from the Official Receiver asking for a statement of affairs etc

Alex Watts :

No appointment

Alex Watts :

And that is it

Alex Watts :

Fairly straight forward and quick

Alex Watts :

For more information please see:

Alex Watts :

https://www.gov.uk/bankruptcy/overview

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

Can I contact you if I have any questions on the forms?

Alex Watts :

Yes but can I ask you to post a new question for that?

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else about the process for you today please?

Customer:

If I post another question do I need to enter bank details again?

Alex Watts :

I dont know I can only see questions I am afraid.

Alex Watts :

But remember to ask for me, Alex W

Customer:

Okay thank you

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else for you today?

Customer:

No, Thank you very much

Alex Watts :

Great. Can I ask you to rate my answer before you go today - the button should be at the bottom of the screen

Alex Watts :

If you need more help please click reply

Customer:

Will do.

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