Personal bankruptcy and corporate insolvency information for people and businesses in Scotland.
Request a six-week period of debt relief where you can plan your next move without legal action by creditors.
Find out whether you can get help with money after breaking up with your partner.
Find out how to get advice about business debt and guidance and where to get information on debt and bankruptcy.
Search for insolvencies, trust deeds and companies in receivership or liquidation.
This is an alternative to liquidation. You reschedule payment to creditors over a fixed period using a Company Voluntary Arrangement to recover from insolvency.
Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) contact details. Find information on the bankruptcy process in Scotland.
Information on the different steps you can take if your business faces financial difficulties.
A scheme which lets people pay off their debts over a certain period of time.
Find out about declaring bankruptcy and being declared bankrupt. Includes information on bankruptcy orders, trustees and assets.
Recover money owed to your business – includes court claims, statutory demands, mediation and bankruptcy.
Information and support if you're divorcing or separating from your husband, wife or partner.
If you cannot afford to pay your mortgage, find information to help you stay in your home.
Who can help you if you need advice about a legal problem, such as debt, housing, benefits, employment, divorce or claims for money.
Information and advice on money and debt, including clearing debt, finding a money adviser and help paying for your home.
Liquidating a limited company guidance, including members' voluntary liquidation and creditors' voluntary liquidation.
How to take legal action if someone owes you money, how much it will cost and what happens after you make a claim through the courts.
Defend your company against a statutory demand or a winding up petition - disputing the debt, getting an injunction and challenging the petition in court.
If you're owed money in a bankruptcy case, contact the Accountant in Bankruptcy or insolvency practitioner to register as a creditor and make a claim for the money you're owed.
What happens if someone makes a money claim against you, saying you owe them money, and how you can respond or defend yourself.
Check if someone is disqualified from being a company director, or search the list of directors banned in the last 3 months.
What happens after a sheriff court issues a decree.
Your rights when sheriff officers visit your home or business – includes proof of identity, forcing entry and complaints.
A way of paying a number of debts into a single regular payment.
You can apply to the court to ‘wind up’ a company if it can’t pay its debts of more than £750. If successful, the company will be put into liquidation.