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deal with legal aid directly

 

forget the rossers.

 

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DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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Thy also cant add on interest unless it states so in the original contract

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I telephoned Legal Aid today to ensure any action was on hold whilst the matter resolved,

 

they have said that the figures are based upon the value and the mortgage remaining on the propery now rather than at the time of application.

 

Is anyone able to confirm that this is correct as I was under the impression it was from time of application.

 

LA have also said that payments/payment plans etc have to be made with Rossendales.

 

Rossendales charge a fee with each payment, which will add to the 'debt'

 

Will Rossendales expect an income and expenditure list

 

and for us to make an offer or do they set what we have to pay?

 

many thanks

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rubbish

 

tell them you want to pay direct

 

ask them to show you where it says a DCA can ADD anything to a debt.

 

dx

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DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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I havent had a reply to the letter I sent to Legal aid so telephoned them today.

 

The .gov site states that the capital contribution order is based upon the time of application.

(it also says the order will be made within 6 months of the case ending, it was 38 months after conculsion when I got the letter)

 

I telephoned Legal Aid this morning and quoted the relevant section to them,

they have said 'regulations state they can assess at any time'

They have also said that they have no facilities to take payments and we have to pay Rossendales direct.

 

If we can eventually come to an agreement with what I apparently 'owe'

I would have to make monthly payments and I would want to pay them

and not have to pay the additional charges added by Rossendales for paying by debit card monthly.

 

Would anyone be able to help with how to word a letter to state that I would offer a monthly payment of £x

and that I dont want to pay Rossendales or the addditional charges they add.

Will I have to send Rossendales an income/expenditure form.

 

many thanks

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I have received a letter today from Leagl Aid, confirming that they can assess the value of the property whenever they want.

Thy acknowledged that its been dlightky longer than the 6 months to send out the order following the case (38 months)

it seems like there is absolutely nothing I can do about them sitting and waiting till the house has increased in value/the mortgage has reduced.

 

Im reluctant to pay Rossendales but legal aid insist I cant pay them direct

 

 

-any advice on how to pay them, Rossendales charge a fee to pay monthly by card

 

Im going to struggle to pay this back so dont want to be paying additional fees.

 

many thanks for your help.

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I think you need to ask them to point out to you, specifically, where in the regulations it states that they can assess whenever they want ?

 

I think it might be in your interest to seek the advice of a solicitor - quite a few of them will give you a reduced rate for the first hour, I think ? Citizen's Advice Bureau should be able to point you in the right direction.

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You might be able to get free advice from the following.

 

http://www.lawcentres.org.uk/

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Many thanks for your help. They said 'regulation 34'! Unfortunately there isnt a law centre in my area that will help- the only one said they cant help as only deal with immigration and employment law.

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I wrote to Legal Aid stating that whilst I did have equity in the property

I was unable to access a portion of it to pay in full.

 

I stated that I could offer a monthly payment but was unwilling to pay Rossendales a monthly admin fee.

 

LA have written back saying they are unable to discuss payment /payment plans

and we have to deal with and make offers to Rossendales.

 

Surely LA as 'owners' of the debt can say they accept the offer??

 

What should I do next??

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Hi

 

After a few letters going back and forth between LA and myself

 

I asked for them to supply me with a copy of the legal aid application form they kept referring to.

 

LA stated Rossendales had it.

 

Rossendales stated the court had it,

 

crown court failed to respond to my requests for a copy.

 

No one seemed to be able to tell us the date we applied or any information contained within the form I signed.

 

Very long story short...

 

... I received a letter today to inform me that an error had been made

and the capital contribution order has been REVOKED!!!

 

Thank you for the helpful advice feel like a huge weight has been lifted.

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hey very well done

 

i'll mark the thread

 

dx

please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

and they

are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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Hi

 

After a few letters going back and forth between LA and myself

 

I asked for them to supply me with a copy of the legal aid application form they kept referring to.

 

LA stated Rossendales had it.

 

Rossendales stated the court had it,

 

crown court failed to respond to my requests for a copy.

 

No one seemed to be able to tell us the date we applied or any information contained within the form I signed.

 

Very long story short...

 

... I received a letter today to inform me that an error had been made

and the capital contribution order has been REVOKED!!!

 

Thank you for the helpful advice feel like a huge weight has been lifted.

 

Excellent news, did they say what the error was ?

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Thread is 4yrs old

You won't get seen here

Please start a new thread

Of your own

 

Dx

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please don't hit Quote...just type we know what we said earlier..

 

DCA's view debtors as suckers, marks and mugs

 

NO DCA has ANY legal powers whatsoever on ANY debt no matter what it's Type

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are NOT and can NEVER  be BAILIFFS. even if a debt has been to court..

 

If everyone stopped blindly paying DCA's Tomorrow, their industry would collapse overnight... 

 

 

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