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How Do I Locate All My UK Debts? – Edward

uk

“Dear Jon, I want to pay off any and all debts in full against my name in the UK, all debts were incurred in England in the late 80′s. I have been resident in the Middle East since 1995. I have been married and divorced in the UK and now wish to start afresh. How do I find a list ... Read More »

Can I Be Made Bankrupt in the UK for UAE Debt?

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“Dear Jon, Returned from UAE 18 months ago due family illness ,had a credit card loan which I was paying off but due to the urgency of Illness left to come home. Since return home have been unable to work so cannot pay back. Have recently received a UK solicitors letter to mothers address threatening proceedings through a Northampton court ... Read More »

Will I Be Able to File a Debt Relief Order in the UK from South Africa?

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“Dear Jon, I am currently on mat leave and have just recieved my final months smp. I will not be returning to work and will be a stay at home mum. We have temporarily moved to South Africa from the uk as my boyfriend has been offered work – we aren’t sure if this is permanent yet. We do not ... Read More »

I’m Worried About My Dubai Debt in Scotland. – John

Eilean-Donan-Castle scotland

“Dear Steve, You have probably heard this a hundred times Steve, but I have lost my job in Dubai and am in debt through a personal loan from a bank called Emirates NBD to the tune of AED 180,000. My wife is pregnant and I do not want to risk jail on default so we are returning to the UK ... Read More »

How Do I Deal With My Dubai Apartment Debt From the UK? – Gary

fear is a prison

“Dear Steve, I am hoping if you could kindly spare a few minutes to clarify something for me? I live in the UK and in 2005 I decided to purchase an off-plan property in Dubai. I initially contacted an agent in the UK regarding the property and then I entered an agreement with a building owner in Dubai resulting in ... Read More »

I Can’t Afford My UK IVA Payments and Go to Bed Hungry. – Paulette

hunger

“Dear Steve, I am currently on IVA debt management plan. At the moment am unemployed. Struggling to pay my plan. Am a single mother of four children. This is surpose to take five years to be written off or get out of the debt. I am not coping with it. some days we go to bed hungry. Is there a ... Read More »

Can My UK Debt Follow Me Back to the U.S. and Hurt My Credit? – Kelly

uk

“Dear Steve, I was living in the UK for 6 years and have a loan there with HSBC for approx 3000 gbp. I am now living back in the US and have no plans to ever live in the UK again. Can this debt follow me to the US and affect my US credit rating? Kelly” Don’t miss our free ... Read More »

I Was Made Bankrupt Six Years Ago in the UK. My Bankruptcy Has Not Been Discharged. – Stewart

uk

“Dear Jon, hello i was made bankcrupt in 2007 and i have not been discharged yet as there were a few problems they have not been in contact with me for over 5 years but on checking a file i have not been discharged yet………………..my mum died last year and left me some money………the probate have said they have had ... Read More »

I Owe Old UK Court Fines. How Can I Start Paying Them? – Anthony

uk

“Dear Jon, I live out side the uk I have old court fines of 6400 pound ,they are 17 years old how can I find out if they are active and start to pay them and not go to prison Anthony” Don’t miss our free Get Out of Debt – “How To” Guide Series on a number of topics, for ... Read More »

Will My UK Husband be Arrested if He Returns to the UK But Owes Debt There? – Angela

uk

“Dear Steve, I was married less than a year ago to my husband who is from the U.K. He has substantial debt that I did not know about, including a divorce agreement to pay for half of a home improvement loan of the house his ex-wife was given outright. He believes has the potential of being arrested, if he does ... Read More »

I Took a UK Payday Loan I Can’t Pay. – Tom

uk

“Dear Jon, I was in debt i took a 500 pound loan from firm http://www.emonthloans.co.uk/ and unable to pay on time.. I too the loan of 500 from a firm and unable to pay it on time, the APR rate is 1734% so just i want to know what exactly will be the amount i have to pay.. Tom” Don’t ... Read More »

Financial Reclaims in the UK Provided Little Service and Wants Money. – Susan

angry woman

“Dear Jon, t’s two things – very connected. A PPI claims company were meant to be working on my behalf to claim a PPI refund. I was initially told by the agent who first contacted me that I was entitled to over £7,000 in refund. I provided all of the original paperwork leaving the company with very little to do ... Read More »

Will I Have Problems Getting a Spousal Visa in the UK Because of My Old Debt? – Deb

Cure the disease

“Dear Jon, I lived in the UK for nearly 5 years (left in 2010) and was not planning to leave, but my renewal visa was denied on a small technicality for which I wasn’t able to rectify. I therefore had to quit my job and leave the UK a year earlier than expected and so did not pay any of ... Read More »

I Was a UK Uni Student and Don’t Feel I Owe the Debt. – Sunita

uk

“Dear Jon, I was at a UK uni undertaking a postgraduate course. I completed the year and found out i passed through the university student access center. I was then never sent a transcript and also never received my certificate. There was a two month lapse between me completing the exams and finding out i passed. During the whole time ... Read More »

Will I Have a UK Police Record for Not Paying My Mobile Phone Bill? – Salman

uk

“Dear Jon, I owe a particular phone company around 1600 and haven’t paid anything to them in a year . I am wondering that would an unpaid phone bill of £1600 would result into a UK police record if not paid over a period of 1 year ? Or its just civil law ? Salman” Don’t miss our free Get ... Read More »

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