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Swindon Combined Court Bankruptcy Information

Attending Court will be the final step of the bankruptcy process. Before speaking to the Court and arranging a time and date to apply for a Bankruptcy Order you first need to think about the options.

Bankruptcy will clear your personal unsecured debts, but in doing so it's going to stay on your Credit Report for 6 years, which will influence your future borrowing during that timeframe. Another method of insolvency is an IVA, which often can be ideal should you have equity to protect, or a job which is excluded from bankruptcy.

If bankruptcy is definitely the answer you're looking for, then the required paperwork will eventually be submitted to your local County Court.

For those living within Swindon 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
Islington Street
Swindon Wiltshire

DX 98430 Swindon 5

Court number 345
County Court number 345

General Contacts

Switchboard 01793 690500
General Fax 01793 690555
County Court Section 01793 690505
Family Section 01793 690508
Listing Section 01793 690514
Crown Court 01793 690530
Crown Court: Fax 01793 690535

Opening Times

Court building open 8.00 am
Court building closed 5.00 pm
Court counter open 10.00 am
Court counter closed 4.00 pm



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