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How to make someone bankrupt

By The Insolvency Service

This publication:

• answers the questions you are most likely to ask about how to make someone who owes you money bankrupt;

• explains what happens after the bankruptcy order is made.

If you want to make yourself bankrupt, please read our publication 'Dealing with debt - How to petition for your own bankruptcy.' If a company, rather than an individual, owes you money, please read our publication 'Dealing with debt - How to wind up a company that owes you money'.

This is only a guide, so you may also want to read the relevant legislation in the Insolvency Act 1986 and the Insolvency Rules 1986 as amended.

How to make someone bankrupt.pdf

Published July 2014