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Burnley Combined Court Centre Bankruptcy Information

When you have mounting debts with no prospect of paying them off, declaring bankruptcy can be an effective way to remedy the situation and give you an opportunity to have a fresh start.

You should seek professional advice prior to proceeding to ensure that this is the ideal option to suit your needs, as bankruptcy could adversely affect your assets and occupation.

If bankruptcy is the right choice for you, then the necessary paperwork will eventually be filed at your local County Court.

For those living within Burnley we have included the court details below. You only need to contact the court if you already have everything prepared, including your Statement of Affairs and Debtor's Petition, and you are ready to finalise the Bankruptcy Order.

To arrange a consultation you can complete this online form, and an experienced Advisor will be in touch to assess your situation and advise you accordingly.


The Law Courts
Hammerton Street
Burnley Lancashire
BB11 1XD

DX 724940 Burnley 4

Court number 154
County Court number 154

General Contacts

Switchboard 01282 855300
General Fax 01282 414911

Opening Times

Court building open 9.30 am
Court building closed 5.00 pm
Court counter open 10.00 am
Court counter closed 4.00 pm



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