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Yes, if you ensure you start the claim via the http://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk site as soon as possible. Once the company is dissolved it then ceases to exist and cannot be sued - you would have to go through the complicated and lengthy process to reinstate is to the register.
The fact you are issuing now means it will not be dissolved though - so you are in time to ensure you start the claim now. Once you have the CCJ (county court judgment) you can then enforce it.
Yes, correct - they are unlikely to respond to the claim. If they do you have an excuse to not send the pre-action letter to them due to the fact they are trying to dissolve the company and get out of paying the claim.
Yes, companies house has to advertise the plans to strike off to ensure creditors are notified.
And you would be one such creditor. I would start the claim as a matter of urgency.
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