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Debt In UK but I now live in the USA

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This is my first post and I am looking for a little guidance regarding debt that I accumilated while living in the UK.

 

2 years ago I left the UK and a high paying job and married a US citizen. For a while (about a year) I paid my credit card debt from savings in a UK bank account. Eventually my savings ran out and I defaulted. When I moved from the UK i gave the credit card companies my Parents UK address as a mailing address but I NEVER TOLD THEM I MOVED TO THE USA AND NEVER GAVE THEM MY ADDRESS.

 

For the last 12 months they have been writing to my parents address and I ignorred them (easy to do from 3000 miles away). Things have now progressed from Credit card companies to Debt collection agencies and in a couple of cases now solicitors (threatening to serve papers).

 

Any advice on what I should do, none of these companies know my US address and I am in good credit standing in the US.

 

Can these UK companies pursue me via UK courts if I no longer live there?

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IMHO they can issue a county court summons to your last know address, your parents should send all letters back to sender unopened, with something written on the envelope like this RETURN TO SENDER , DOES NOT RESIDE THIS ADDRESS.

 

Andy

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