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We are often asked whether the use of a statutory demand stops other types of legal action being taken. Our super team can help on this and all other statutory demand enquiries - contact us today for help

Normally the expiry if the time limits of a statutory demand leads to the presentation of a

However, there is no obligation on the creditor to do this. Often a statutory demand is used to “shake the tree” and try and get quick payment. However, moving to a bankruptcy petition or winding up petition involves high court issue fees (£1,270 and £1,880 respectively) and this can put creditors off going down that route.


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