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  • PR1968
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    • 7th Aug 12, 1:49 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 1:49 PM
    truegemini,

    I went in waited at the counter for 2 mins, paid my money and signed a form.

    I then went into the waiting room, I was called in 5 minutes later (10 mins early) to a room with the judge in a room with a clerk who briefly explained the reason we were all there.

    The judge then asked if I understood, I told him I did, and he signed the forms to make me bankrupt.

    All very polite and stress free (the worst bit of the whole process is the waiting for your date)

    I then left the room and went to work.

    All the paperwork was posted to me.

    Hope this helps.

    Good luck on Friday.

    Paul
    • OutofDebt-NOT-OutofDanger
    • By OutofDebt-NOT-OutofDanger 7th Aug 12, 2:36 PM
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    OutofDebt-NOT-OutofDanger
    • #3
    • 7th Aug 12, 2:36 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 2:36 PM
    Hi Truegemini,

    Different courts have different procedures, but I only saw the clerk who made sure the paperwork was in order and paid the money over - so in and out very quickly.

    Received a call later that day congratulating me on my bankruptcy! and all paperwork posted to me.
    "Whether you think you can, or you think you can't -- you're right" - Henry Ford

    • mynumber
    • By mynumber 7th Aug 12, 2:52 PM
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    mynumber
    • #4
    • 7th Aug 12, 2:52 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 2:52 PM
    forms all done and completed now just waiting to get Friday out of the way dont time drag when you want something to come around quick, go on holiday for 2 weeks and before you know it its time to come home.
    Just a question for those of you that has gone bankrupt.
    How long are you in county court for are you in and out as soon as you have seen the judge or do you have to wait for anything to be signed at all ?
    this has probably been asked before
    many thnaks
    Originally posted by truegemini666
    good luck for friday
    • PippaGirl
    • By PippaGirl 7th Aug 12, 3:00 PM
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    PippaGirl
    • #5
    • 7th Aug 12, 3:00 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 3:00 PM
    I did the paperwork with the clerk which took about 30 minutes, then waited 20 minutes to see the Judge, in with Judge for 5 minutes (nicest part of the whole procedure) then another 30 minutes while clerk sorted certificate etc. and then home. Actually must have been longer I was there well over 2 hours.
    "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." Dalai Lama
    • IF
    • By IF 7th Aug 12, 3:56 PM
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    IF
    • #6
    • 7th Aug 12, 3:56 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 3:56 PM
    Hi Truegemini, as you can tell we all have differing times tbh.

    My tongue in cheek checklist, what to take to court :-

    - Your two copies of 6.27 and 6.28 and the Originals, do not sign them, you do this in front of the clerk. Your completed EX160 if applicable and any benefit letters as proof (dated within a month)

    - Money for bankruptcy fees.

    - Spare change for coffee machine.

    - Paper or magazine to read while waiting.

    - Change for car park.

    - Optional a friend to chat to/hold hand.

    And do let us know how you got on.


    Best wishes
    If...x
    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
  • truegemini666
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    • 7th Aug 12, 9:50 PM
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    • 7th Aug 12, 9:50 PM
    thank you ever so much for your replys will let you know how i get on
  • shedhead55
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    • 8th Aug 12, 12:29 PM
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    • 8th Aug 12, 12:29 PM
    As it has been said, different courts seem to work in different ways. When my partner went BR last year the petition had to presented with the fees to the BR clerk between 12:00 and 13:00 Mon-Thur, to be dealt with by a judge in chambers at 8:30 the next morning. Each visit took less than 30 mins with no queues, we were out before 9:00 on the day of BR without having been seen by the judge, the paperwork being handed over by the clerk. We got a call from the OR later in the day and the phone interview followed about a week later.
  • oddydog
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    • 9th Aug 12, 9:04 PM
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    • 9th Aug 12, 9:04 PM
    Good luck for tomorrow - PLEASE post how you get on _ I will take my inspiration from you!
    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 10th Aug 12, 5:37 PM
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    luvchocolate
    hi was wondering how it went today??
  • truegemini666
    hi all went very well today, got to the court 9.15 for appointment at 9.30 waited till 10am and someone said i wont be long, was then called into a room with the clerk who checked all paperwork was in order which it was i then paid the money (i did say goodbye to it all 700 of it) was then told that i needed to see district judge so waited until called upstairs to the court rooms then waited some more until judge could see me waited about 20 mins and then was called through (my somach was all over the place as i was a bit nervous) he was really nice he asked me if i had seeked advice which i had and he then explained everthing that would happen during my bankruptcy he then stamped the order shook my hand and that was that, went back downstairs as had to wait for my bankruptcy order to be drawn up was called over and was hander my order to say i was bankrupt all done took about 2 hours and 45 mins in total, so now what a relief that its all done just got to wait for or to contact me now i just hope it dont take to long
    • IF
    • By IF 10th Aug 12, 7:29 PM
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    IF
    Hi truegemini666, I'm pleased all went well

    Onwards and Upwards now

    Best wishes
    If...x

    "If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride"
    • mynumber
    • By mynumber 10th Aug 12, 7:55 PM
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    mynumber
    hi all went very well today, got to the court 9.15 for appointment at 9.30 waited till 10am and someone said i wont be long, was then called into a room with the clerk who checked all paperwork was in order which it was i then paid the money (i did say goodbye to it all 700 of it) was then told that i needed to see district judge so waited until called upstairs to the court rooms then waited some more until judge could see me waited about 20 mins and then was called through (my somach was all over the place as i was a bit nervous) he was really nice he asked me if i had seeked advice which i had and he then explained everthing that would happen during my bankruptcy he then stamped the order shook my hand and that was that, went back downstairs as had to wait for my bankruptcy order to be drawn up was called over and was hander my order to say i was bankrupt all done took about 2 hours and 45 mins in total, so now what a relief that its all done just got to wait for or to contact me now i just hope it dont take to long
    Originally posted by truegemini666
    Congtats, glad it went well
    • luvchocolate
    • By luvchocolate 11th Aug 12, 8:28 AM
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    luvchocolate
    Good luck with the interview I hope its soon. As I am a week behind you I can follow your progress!! We are the only 2 members of the August club.......but maybe thats a good sign.
    Fingers crossed for you x
  • jayk
    Well done glad went well heres to your fresh start.
  • iamnotapanda
    Took the OR 3 weeks to get in touch with me, so don't worry if you don't hear anything immediately
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