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    • fermi
    • By fermi 7th Apr 16, 6:22 PM
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    Will update more when have got to grips with the new online BR petitioning, and the IS have stopped moving their guides around as much.
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    • Chris026
    • By Chris026 7th Feb 17, 2:15 PM
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    • 7th Feb 17, 2:15 PM
    Can I go bankrupt?
    Basically I have been really struggling with debt since being left with it all from my first divorce
    Stupidly got married again and bought a guest house in joint names, she won the guest house in the divorce and I got all the associated debts apart from the mortgage.
    I think bankruptcy is the best option for me as I am unemployed and 6 months behind on most payments.
    My ex has been ordered to pay about 5 grand when I sign over the ownership of the hotel but I would have to stay on the mortgage till october so would still be eligible if she missed payments, which is obviously very risky for me
    Could I file for bankruptcy now or could I hold off my debt collectors for another 8 months and go bankrupt once I have the money and the property is signed over to her?
    I'm just thinking the complications come in when I need to go bankrupt but I'm still on a mortgage even though it has been awarded to someone else
    • Lightway12
    • By Lightway12 2nd Mar 17, 9:31 AM
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    • 2nd Mar 17, 9:31 AM
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    • 2nd Mar 17, 9:31 AM
    Hey Chris!

    It sounds very unfair, I must say! Perhaps reading the advices from the government can give you some answers, try visiting moneyadviceservice.org.uk and their article with the name Best ways to pay off your debts – England and Wales.

    I am not allowed to post links in here, put if you use Google, I am sure you can find the article.

    Best of luck!
    Last edited by Lightway12; 02-03-2017 at 9:33 AM. Reason: Spelling mistake
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