Anyone can apply to the court to make them bankrupt, including
individuals, sole traders and members of a partnership. There are
different procedures for companies and partnerships.
court can make you bankrupt, and not all courts deal with bankruptcy
cases. You can make yourself bankrupt by petitioning (applying to) the
court. Your creditors can usually petition the court if you owe them at
least £750. You are bankrupt when the court issues a bankruptcy order
There are fees and procedures you have to follow -
these are different in Scotland and Northern Ireland.