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    • Definitely move the cars ASAP, the bailiff will come back and clamp them, don't wait bailiffs can now call on Sundays and most Bank Holidays.
    • What should you do? Totally ignore them. Next time you are there take photographs of Athena's notice at the entrance to the car park plus the position of the others as well as any difference between the T&Cs of their signs. Also a picture of their payment meter as the T&Cs there are often different from the signs. Check with the local council to see if Athena have permission to erect signs and ANPR cameras under the Town & Country [Advertisements] Regulations -they are often online these days. Also ignore any future correspondence from them and their unregulated debt collectors and do not be afraid of ever escalating fees most of which have no basis in Law. The time to come back to us is if they send you a letter of claim where a snotty letter to them may discourage them.Also read other threads on here to get an idea of the numties you are dealing with. One amoeba has more intelligence than all the car parking rogues together. It is still worthwhile contacting Lidl even without your receipt and especially where you have a record of regular visits to them.
    • First, I'm a bit surprised that your local police force has the manpower and time to waste chasing up a complaint from a member of the public that a motability car's paperwork may not be in order, bearing in mind that most forces can't be bothered to follow up reported burglaries, if stories in the popular press are to be believed.  But if that's what the police officer has told you, that's what he's told you.   If you want to follow up his suggestion to make a complaint, check your local force's website for how to do so.  Or (bearing in mind the history of problems that you've had before) write straight to the Chief Constable (website again).   Simply say you want to make a complaint about the number of times your daughter (or whoever) has been stopped by the police for no apparent reason.  Give a list of when and where this has happened and what the outcome was (presumably that the police took no further action).  I would also add that in the latest incident the police officer actually suggested making a complaint about the number of stops.  Not only do you (or your daughter or son or whoever it is) find this police action to be extremely distressing, but you also consider it a waste of scarce police resources.   Ask for an explanation as to why this keeps happening and ask for an assurance that the police will stop doing it.   You may also want to add (see what others advise about this) that the police officer in the latest incident also told you that they had received a call from someone saying that the car's paper work "might not be in order".  Say that you are concerned that whoever made this false allegation is wasting police time.  (You may want to think carefully about this as it may not improve your daughter's relationship with her neighbour!  If the allegation came from the neighbour.)   Those are my initial thoughts but it's a bit late to be thinking clearly.  See what others suggest rather than just relying on my suggestions.   [The letter really needs to come from your daughter (or whichever family member keeps being stopped) and not you, unless you can make it perfectly clear in the letter who it is that is being stopped etc. and that you are complaining on their behalf.  Is that clear?]
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my bf is giving up his job next year to care for our Daughter full time ( he lives 300 miles away)

 

 

I am a full time student.

 

 

He has three credit cards which he owes nearly 20k -

 

 

currently paying them at rate of £1,800 a month.

 

I owe my own house and car and he will be reliant on me which I am cool with.

 

What would he tell the credit card companies and what would happen as his income will be nil

and he has a joint interest in house with Wife

- divorce going ahead next year.

 

Will he send need to send a letter to them three months in advance of him leaving job.

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what do you mean by joint interest

his name is on the deeds/mortgage?

 

 

whatever he does

 

 

its always best to tell all creditors you are moving.

 

 

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yes he joint owner of a house his wife still lives in - he wants it sold as part of divorce to get his half share.

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Until the debt problem is resolved, you should not have your BF named on either your vehicle or home.

 

Is your BF going to be reducing payments to the accounts ? If so, he should perhaps find out if there is any PPI that might have been mis sold or default/penalty charges.

 

He needs to produce for himself, an Income & Expenditure form which shows that he is no longer able to fulfill the contractual payments - and make a sensible offer of repayment. Asking at the same time for interest and charges to cease.

 

It would actually be better if his marital home could be sold prior to advising the creditors that he is no longer able to make the contractual payments as they might just issue a claim and try to put a charge on the property.

 

From reading other threads, there is little point in advising in advance of leaving job as they wont do anything until he is struggling !


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he wont have any income I will be supporting him on my student finance which is just enough to cover all my bills and mortgage. So in respect his income will be nil.

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he wont have any income I will be supporting him on my student finance which is just enough to cover all my bills and mortgage. So in respect his income will be nil.

 

Ouch,

 

What is the timeline for him selling the marital home ? Any chance it will be sold before he resigns from his employment?

What type of equity is in the property, will he be able to offer full and final settlements ?


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Wife does not want to sell but cant buy him out - next year his boys will be 18 & 19 so no reason for her to continue living in home - house is worth 260K mortgage is £85k so yes he could pay off his debts but court will have to force sale. I had this with my ex took me 3 yrs to force sale as he continually ignored consent order made by court.

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Well for sure if there is a restriction put on the property (should any of BF's creditors issue a claim) then it will make it a little more awkward for them to sell.


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