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Will I Be Caught at the Airport When I Return to the UK for My Internet Bill?

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“Dear Jon, I was student in UK back in 2005-2006. I had a credit card (Nat West bank) and had good history by paying my full debt regularly for almost 3 years. By the end of 2007 I had some bad time and got my self in debt for less than 300-500 pounds (cant remember exactly). Same thing with BT, ... Read More »

    I’m a UK Citizen and Living in the U.S. Can I Go Bankrupt?

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    “Dear Jon, I am a UK citizen, having resided in US now for about a year. I have moved here following my job, but recently was made redundant. I have debt in UK with regards to credit cards and student loan totaling approx. £25,000. I have struggled paying the monthly amounts now for a few months and am now in ... Read More »

      Will My UK County Court Judgment Impact My Citizenship Application?

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      “Dear Jon, Hi! I was living in UK for about 3 yrs and was back to my home country in 2013. I had a few unplanned overdrafts and a mobile contract on my name which i ignored paying since i hardly had anything with me. Now, I am married to a UK citizen and expecting to move UK in 2015. ... Read More »

        Will I Be Arrested at a UK Airport if I Have Debt?

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        “Dear Jon, I left the UK in 2008 under a cloud, a lot of things had gone wrong for me. Among them was debt. I had taken a job for Swindon council who promised to refund my moving expenses during the application process but when I turned up with the bills played dumb and denied any responsibility. So I borrowed ... Read More »

          Will My Old UK Debt and Taxes Owed Prevent Me From Returning to the UK?

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          “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK since about 2000 to 2007. I left the UK in 2007 due to family health issues, Dad subsequently passed away. Was expecting to come back to the UK but circumstances changed and was not able to return until now. What happens to unpaid taxes? Unpaid credit cards or bills? Have been told debt ... Read More »

            I Want to Move to the UK But Will a U.S. Bankruptcy Hurt Me?

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            “Dear Jon, I am divorced and through separation and divorce agreement, my ex was to take on all debt and pay it. He has not and my credit is awful. But what I owe is connected with the ex, I have no other debt.. My question is to find out if I were to file bankruptcy here in the US, ... Read More »

              Can I Get Back Into the UK From India With My Bad Debt?

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              “Dear Jon, I was on a student visa from Oct 2009 to Jan 2011. I owed a sum of 1500 GBP in total to 3 network, Littlewoods.com by taking mobiles and some gadgets. But I never paid back since I had no job in UK (Not intentional though). I came back to India in Feb 2011. Now my company in ... Read More »

                Will My Debt Hurt My Australian Visa Application?

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                “Dear Jon, I am from high risk country and i have married to an Australian citizen and living here in Australia while awaiting for my temporary resident visa (820 partner visa) to be granted; At the moment, I am on Bridging visa A (BVA) and after 16 month of waiting still visa not granted..! I have credit card debts to ... Read More »

                  I’ve Lost My Job Seekers Allowance in the UK But Still in Debt

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                  “Dear Jon, I have been struggling with my debt for a while now. But the last straw was in November 2013 when I lost my job. By then I had few credit card bills and a loan with barclays and tesco. (about 40k). I was looking for a job, but at the same time I couldn’t pay my bills. My ... Read More »

                    I Still Owe Citibank Bahrain but Have Left the Country

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                    “Dear Jon, Have a credit card released from Citibank Bahrain, left the country 4 months ago, debt left is 1,500BHD, I am now in Europe. Wanted to know which consequences if I don’t pay it back. Tommaso” Tommaso, Just a quick couple of questions: Do you have the means to pay back the debt, even if on a monthly repayment ... Read More »

                      UK Law Firm is Trying to Collect on My Dubai Debts

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                      “Dear Jon, I took out a credit card in the UAE with First Gulf Bank, however I had to leave the UAE sooner than expected and was unable to clear the CC before I left. Prior to leaving I had always made payments on time, and had asked how to make payments if outside of the UAE. I asked this ... Read More »

                        I Have Unpaid Debts from the UK. What Can I Do?

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                        “Dear Jon, I have unpaid credit cards from banks, unpaid phone bills and I bought a laptop and a tablet on installment which I started to pay already. However my visa has run out and I had to return back to my home country. It’s been 8 months since I came back from UK and I am without a job ... Read More »

                          Will I Be Arrested for Back Council Tax at Heathrow?

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                          “Dear Jon, Back in England I couldn’t afford to pay my Council Tax when working and eventually it went to a payment plan. However shortly after this, I emigrated and naturally haven’t heard anything since. I’m now having to head back due to a sick Mother in February (over a year since I emigrated) and I’m concerned about being arrested ... Read More »

                            My Debt From Qatar is Chasing Me in India

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                            “Dear Jon, Kindly help me to know a case I took personal loan while Job in Qatar I was on my home country on leave I got know that my Visa my Employer has cancelled based some fake information.Even they informed Bank commercial bank of Qatar.I AM TRYING to go for Job in GCC other than Qatar since QATAR BANS ... Read More »

                              Will I Be Arrested for My UK Tax Debt?

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                              “Dear Jon, I have a problem with the UK tax on what I owe. They sent me a statement last month to my address in Thailand. Can I get arrested at the airport on arrival or departure in the UK? Thank in advance for your help John” John, First off, no worries, you will not be arrested, stopped, or detained ... Read More »

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