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I had a creditors solicitor contact me regarding an outstanding debt regarding my Ltd company.

 

I asked if he would refrain from persuing a CCJ and he offered under a Tomlin aggreement that if I sent post dated cheques to him they would not go ahead with CCJ.

 

This was all agreed and on receipt of 13 post dated cheques he would then send Tomlin order for me to sign.

 

I asked for this in writing which they did.

 

I did not have enough cheques to send the full thirteen

so sent 4 with a letter saying that I would forward the remaining once I had received new company cheque book.

 

Today received a judgement from county court, they went ahead with CCJ,

 

is there anything I can do.:(

 

I know some solicitors can be lower than a snakes belly, but this one is lower than that.

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Couldn't you apply to get the CCJ set aside because of your written agreement?

 

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/MoneyTaxAndBenefits/ManagingDebt/CourtClaimsAndBankruptcy/DG_10013083


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Did not know you could do this.:D Thanks very much for info, this site has been the best find.

 

I will send of first thing n the morning

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I always believed that post dating cheques was not allowed.....


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This has been argued previously & with some people the jury's still out;

DCA taking money from my account without my permission - The Consumer Forums

 

Personally I cannot see any problem unless it is used with the intent to defraud.


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What a swine, as you have been advised you can get this set aside.

 

You should also in my opinion complain to the SRA about this "solicitor"

 

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