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  1. I have just received a letter from turnbull solicitors (working for HFO!). They state they have now obtained a charging order on my property. They took me to court early last year and I sent a defence to the courts but could not take it any further because Turnbull refused to give me any information requested. The proceedings went ahead regardless then I had notice that they were applying for a charging order. I immediately applied to set the judgement aside and after 2 months had the court papers returned informing me that the case had been moved to another c
  2. I’m looking someone who can help relating to Reeds Rains, a property management company based in Halifax, yorkshire that I used up until October last year and who now appear to have sent me a claims letter demanding £633.90 I realise this is a relatively small sum but i'd like to see if i have any options and not panic and just pay. I left because when i signed with them the contract stated 4 inspections a year, i asked them not to do 4 inspections per year, 1 a year was enough as they're my existing tenants, i've had them a while they'd been great and i trusted them to look after
  3. Hi thanks to a member on here telling me to CCA Barclaycard I am looking for help. What makes it unenforceable I keep looking and some people say they have to produce original paperwork, others say they can send a revised one, being taken out in 1999 does it need to show my signature? Any help would be more than appreciated. X
  4. Hello, In August 2018 I took on a BT TV and internet package on a 12 month term. I did not want to use BT really as I was told their service is bad. I explored all options with other providers such as Virgin, Sky etc but it turned out I could only have BT TV at my rented flat and the lines were BT only also. The time came to have my TV and internet connected and BT came to my flat and within 5 mins the technician said ‘OK, you are activated’……the point he said was active was by my front door which is far from my lounge where I needed BT TV and the modem. I connected the
  5. I face a massive fine I can't pay because I ticked the box on my prescription saying I was eligible for free prescriptions. This is because I am on working tax credit I asked the chemist if this meant I got free prescriptions (I was on benefits years ago, i forgot how it works with prescriptions). He said yes, and I ticked the box and got my fee prescription. Then I got a letter saying I was being fined (including what my prescriptions should have cost) £139. I realise, having tried to appeal unsuccessfully, that the onus is one me to read the form and know if I am e
  6. Hi Can anyone advise regarding loan payments. I have a loan agreement with payments that were due as per the credit agreement on: 17/08/18, 21/09/18 and 19/10/18 however I have noticed that payments have been taken late or early by the lender on 20/08/18, 17/09/18 and 12/10/18. Is there any legal standing on this if I make a complaint
  7. Hi there, I have an old student loan from 1996-1999. I informed the SLC/Student Finance that the debt was statues barred three years ago and they left me alone. I started working for the NHS four months ago and today's payslip has a deduction for Student Loan repayment on it. I have never given permission for anyone to do this as I do not acknowledge the debt. Where do I stand? Many thanks, M
  8. helping a friend out she's being taken to court about a old cfo loan now mmf now lantern we filed to say we fighting it and asked for all the info you need like credit agreement etc . No response off them defence needs to be in asap. But not sure on this what we need to put any help be great thanks . P.s no payment ever been made it's around 4yrs old and also when first took loan out they just increased and increased without a payment in return she also lied about working but never checked.
  9. I am trying to help a friend who lives overseas but whose father lived in the UK. His father died without leaving a Will and left an Estate worth £58,000. My friend has a Solicitor acting on his behalf in the UK but he was informed that his father was overpaid benefits from both the DWP and the local authority whilst he was alive even though he was living in a local authority run residential home. The total amount of the overpayment was £38,000. I am just wondering how is this possible when he was unable to make a claim for himself? My friend is only relying on the informa
  10. Good afternoon everyone, Yes, it's my first post at the forum because I haven't had any problems like that and my knowledge of UK's law is very poor on this field. Let's start from begining. I've bought a car in August 2017 and got few PCN's that I didn't pay at the begining. After few weeks I got 2 letters from Medway Council to pay two different PCN's that I've paid (last one was on 27th September). Two days after I've moved to another flat in gorgeous Chatham. I've informed DVLA about moving and have VC5 with new address and a date 08/11/2017. Since then I didn't
  11. Good morning HOPE THIS IS THE CORRECT FORUM, i have an issue and need some advice hopefully there some bank account/visa debit card experts here? On friday 13th i went as usual to buy my weekly bus ticket on the First Bus M-tickets app ( i have never had this problem before) but when i clicked checkout i selected my card and instantly the screen came back with "transaction declined", i thought this is strange because i had the money in account ready. I left it half an hour confused to try again but before i did i went to check my banking app to check my balance and low and behold th
  12. HI Guys, Capquest have been writing and callimg me since taking over a Halfax OD. i recently sent them a 'prove it' style - They replied. - Overdraft response was very generic: 'We have been advised by 'bank' that section 74 of the CCA 1974 provides that an overdraft on a current account will not fall within the documentation requirements of the CCA. Therefore we are not providing a copy agreement for the above' Doesnt leave me with a very good idea of anything right? My uncle has been kind enough to lend me money so i would settle, but first off i dont k
  13. I work for a company that employs more than 1000 Trade plate drivers; we travel all over the UK delivering and collecting vehicles for many different customers. Many of the places we go to are quite remote, airfields and large compounds etc, there is not usually public transport to many of these places. The only way we can complete our work is to work with other drivers, sometimes this is arranged by the company and sometimes we arrange this between ourselves. When there is public transport it can often take a long time to travel between jobs, and quite expensive. Therefor
  14. Can insurers take the excess twice for the 1 claim? I have queried a settled claim and the insurers have decided to pay me a 2nd payment but deducted the excess again. I thought they could only take it once.
  15. Hello All In 2012 I took out a payday loan with PaydayUK for the sum of £400. At the time of taking the loan out I was on a low income and I wasn’t able to pay my rent I took out the loan to cover rent costs - stupid idea I know but at the time I had no other way of getting the money I didn’t pay this loan back as I couldn’t afford too. I vaguely remember contacting them to advise them of this but they were really unhelpful and I just ended up not paying and I heard nothing for 5 years. In December 2016 I received a letter from PRAC/BW Legal saying they ha
  16. hi I am sorry if this is the wrong forum. My Daughter was in a "relationship" with someone and took out a bank loan for this person for £4000. The person has not paid any of the installments and now broken up the relationship. My Daughter has Mental health issues and has been hospitalised 4 times during this relationship and was very vulnerable. I am worried that she is now having to pay this loan back herself ( I know she is responsible to make the payments and she has been doing so) but I would like to know if she is able to do anything to get this money back or make th
  17. Hi My son in law has received a claim form from Northampton County Court for damages arising out of a road traffic accident. He disputes that the impact could possibly have resulted in any injuries and he offered to pay for the damage to the claimant's car himself at the time of the accident. The served documents are extremely complex and he (and my daughter - who has just had her first baby) is confused over what is his best course of action. Any advice would be gratefully received. Thanks
  18. In the main area of the forum a few days ago, a debate took place regarding a question from a member of the public regarding a letter that he has received from a firm of bailiffs in relation to a Liability Order granted 6 years earlier. The OP wanted to know whether the Liability Order was statute barred (which it is not). Another poster advised that a complaint to the Local Government Ombudsman should be considered and that the LGO may likely make a finding of 'maladministration'. The following two LGO decisions would indicate that a complaint to the LGO would not amount to 'maladminist
  19. Hello, thanks for reading This matter relates to an old style loan of about 2k taken out in 1991/2 and consistently deferred until 2013, when I moved abroad to work (still earning under the threshold) and my deferral form went missing. I then forgot about it as got ill and depressed..(have medical evidence to back this up) Moved back to UK in 2014 and was unemployed for nearly a year.. so have never earned anything like the threshold limit. I also turned 50 in 2014 (am now 51) So, the long and short of it is, Student Loan Co wrote saying I was in arrears, then
  20. Hello, The landlords had started court proceedings for rent arrears, £3,500 although they have submitted incorrect amount to court I put in a defence providing as much info as I could & telling the court I was getting further legal advice. In the meantime I've sought legal advice from Which Legal who confirm that the landlords were in breach of Gas Safe Regs. I've then spoken to Gas Safe Register, I luckily got to speak to an Incident Investigator who said I must definitely report the landlords to HSE. We were in grave danger the entire time we li
  21. If you are self-employed and you are owed money from a company (construction) for an unpaid invoice and you start court proceeding's can they close the company down before it gets to the court date and if they can is their any way of stopping them doing this Thanks
  22. Hello This is my first post, so please bear with me. As you will have established from the title, I have been stupid recently and have taken out credit via a mail order catalogue and four payday/short term loans. I have always had a volatile relationship with money, which I think has stemmed from my chaotic upbringing (my father got himself into a lot of debt and I was sent out to work from the age of 12 and up until I was 27, I was paying him to help him out each week. The time this ended was when he died (hence it ceasing when I was in my late twenties).
  23. Hi all My Wife was dissmised for alleged gross misconduct for chasing on social media about work all though no mention of her work name or any second names used during conversation ( she thought she was in chat mode with a friend not on live site). Went to C.A.B. got told can't do anything as she had only been at her job nine months. Today she has received her final wage slip after waiting a month they paid the 3 weeks wages and any owed holiday pay then took back the full wages for the month before. What I need to know is can we appellant the sacking and wha
  24. I have sent Halifax a CCA request several times over the past year, which they seem to be ignoring! This card was taken out in the late 1980's I'm guessing they are having difficulties retrieving any documentation. I have spoken to the Financial Ombudsman and they say they cannot force a company to produce documentation they do not have. If I raise a complaint with them they can only ask the same way I have. They have not sold the account, they have passed it on to a DCA to manage the account who are now demanding a massive increase in the monthly payments. Without the
  25. Hi all This one's a worrying departure from companies generally steering clear of taking people to court for old/possibly dead debts - Hoist Portfolio Limited (HPH2 Ltd) have had a CCJ issued on me for a years old debt that may be statute barred. *If* it is the debt I am thinking it is, it is from an old bank account and is an amalgamated loan, overdraft and credit card debt that I had when leaving them after I lost my job and became very ill. I had already made several years repayments on it while it was in the black, but then became unable to continue and had to default.
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