Being made bankrupt

You can be made bankrupt if you: 

There is a separate guide if you choose to declare yourself bankrupt

Before you are made bankrupt 

Before you can be made bankrupt, the people you owe (your ‘creditors’) have to try other legal ways to get you to pay your debt. This is usually a statutory demand (external link) or a court judgement. 

What happens if you are made bankrupt 

If you are made bankrupt: 

Getting help 

If you are being made bankrupt, you can get free advice: 

If you do not want to be made bankrupt 

You may be able to oppose your bankruptcy petition (external link).