Accountant in Bankruptcy

Personal bankruptcy and corporate insolvency information for people and businesses in Scotland.


Apply for a moratorium

Request a six-week period of debt relief where you can plan your next move without legal action by creditors.

Business debt advice

Find out how to get advice about business debt and guidance and where to get information on debt and bankruptcy.

Company Voluntary Arrangements

This is an alternative to liquidation. You reschedule payment to creditors over a fixed period using a Company Voluntary Arrangement to recover from insolvency.

Corporate insolvency

Information on the different steps you can take if your business faces financial difficulties.

Help after a break-up

Information and support if you're divorcing or separating from your husband, wife or partner.

Help with a legal problem

Who can help you if you need advice about a legal problem, such as debt, housing, benefits, employment, divorce or claims for money.

Help with money

Information and advice on money and debt, including clearing debt, finding a money adviser and help paying for your home.

Make a court claim for money

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.

Trust Deeds

A way of paying a number of debts into a single regular payment.

Wind up a company that owes you money

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.