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I have been ordered to attend county court to answer questions

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I have been ordered to attend county court to answer questions by a creditor, i have applied bankruptcy, i will be bankrupt before the hearing date, do i need to attend the hearing
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

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

Alex Watts :

Yes

Alex Watts :

It is an Order by the Court.

Alex Watts :

If you do not attend then they can make a suspended order against you.

Alex Watts :

You just need to attend and show you have been or applied to become bankrupt.

Alex Watts :

But you should attend.

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything about this today please?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

will i need to answer the questions, i have nothing to hide except my privacy, i live in a small town,

Alex Watts :

Yes you will need to answer questions but the information is not public.

Alex Watts :

You are examined by a Court officer.

Alex Watts :

But when you are made bankrupt, that is published and can be seen online

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

the court paperwork says, Quote; i answer questions that the court asks and anyquestion that the court allows the creditor to ask

Alex Watts :

Yes but the creditor wont be there.

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

Thats a relief, thanks Rod

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else ?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

i have been hounded by the sheriffs office since november, and they appear to have finally realised i have no saleable assets, i am wondering if i need to go bankrupt of my own choosing

Alex Watts :

You can let the creditors make you become bankrupt.

Alex Watts :

Or you can do it yourseld.

Alex Watts :

* yourself *

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything else ?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

why would they bother, apart from being vindictive, it will also cost them wont it

Alex Watts :

Well they may have instructions to do that

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

private individual,so unlikely , my choice i suppose

Alex Watts :

Indeed. Can I clarify anything else today about this?

JACUSTOMER-tufu6e26- :

No,many thanks, ***** *****

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