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

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“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” The Answer Dear Kelly, ... 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” Anthony, You could begin by contacting the court where the fines originated and they may be able to help ... 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” Tom, ... 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” Salman, An unpaid phone bill, ... Read More »

                    I’m a U.S. Citizen Living in the UK. If I File Bankruptcy in the U.S. Will it Hurt Me in the UK? – Amanda

                    teacher

                    “Dear Jon, I am a US citizen living in the UK for 4 yrs. I have no intention of returning to live in the US, and plan on applying for citizenship here. I have been paying 3 credit cards, a credit union car loan and a student loan in the US for the last 4 yrs. i have recently lost ... Read More »

                      I Moved to the UK From Canada But Left Debt Behind. – Anna

                      canada

                      “Dear Jon, I moved to the uk from Canada to work. lived there for nine years. year and half ago dad died suddenly and moved back to Canada to help support mom. I want to go back to the uk to just visit friends for two weeks. when I arrive is there any chance custome/immigration will stop me from entering ... Read More »

                        I Had to Leave Debt in the UK to Return to India. – Purvi

                        uk

                        “Dear Jon, I am an Indian who lived in UK for close to 6 and a half years. I was a student initially and then worked on a post study work visa for 2 years. I have lived my life in UK, with dignity and respect in all these years. In june 2012, I had to return back to India ... Read More »

                          I Completed My Degree at the University of Hull UK But Still Owe Tuition. – Joan

                          uk

                          “Dear Jon, I completed my Masters degree last year September 2012 at the University of Hull. I still owe tuition fee in £3597.02. I am meant to graduate in Jan of 2013 but I contacted the Uni that I would not be able to pay before then and that my graduation be postponed till July of 2013 when i would ... Read More »

                            Will Debt Collectors Chase Me to India for My UK Debt? – Zampya

                            uk

                            “Dear Jon, I left uk in emergency. Now in India. Had 2 iPad and 2 phone contacts in uk. Taken recently. Trying for fresh visa which I am not getting and not enough money to pay off the contarct with 3. What should I do.? I have decided not to come back to uk again. But may come as a ... Read More »

                              Will I Be Denied Entry Into the UK Because of an Old Debt? – Vishnu

                              uk

                              “Dear Jon, I’m an international student from India and was pursuing my under graduation from Cambridge. As soon as I graduated( April 2012) I had to leave the U.K in a bit of a rush as one of my family members passed away. Late during 2011 I had taken a loan from the money shop of £200 which I kept ... Read More »

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