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Can I Visit My Family and Friends in the UK Without Being Arrested? – Melissa

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“Dear Jon, Hello, I am a US citizen who was living in the UK between 1998 and 2004. I still technically hold a UK resident permit (ILR), but I currently reside in Turkey. In 2004 after the breakdown of a personal romantic relationship in the UK I found myself unable to pay on a loan and two credit cards that ... Read More »

    Can I File Bankruptcy in the UK for My Debt in Romania? – Dora

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    “Dear Jon, Thank very much for your help and time. I want to ask you if you can help me , because I am in a desperate situation right know. In my country , Romania there is no legal basis for personal bankruptcy.I have paid in six years almost 30000 euros , and after the bank moves to foreclosure of ... Read More »

      I Wrote a Check at the Grocery Store That Bounced and Now I Owe a Lot. – Patricia

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      “Dear Jon, I wrote a check at grocery store for $18.14 and my bank empty out my personal accont and moved.now it states I owe$ 259.14 . I was in despute where I was forced out reasadent I was not properly notified. What do I do about this matter Patricia” Patricia, I am a little unclear as to what happened, ... Read More »

        My Nan Agreed to be the Guarantor for My Sister’s Car Loan in the UK. – Chris

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        “Dear Jon, My nan agreed to be guarantor for my sister on a car loan ! My sister used the car for 6 months and then my sister fell out with the rest of the family and dumped the car on my nans drive , so my nan has the car and logbook and finance agreement but unfortunately we called ... Read More »

          I Left a Debt in the UK to AC Telecoms. Will I Be Arrested When I Return? – George

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          “Dear Jon, I have an debt from AC Telecoms (I am not remember well name of company) since 1998 when I was student, less than £500. I left the country since 1998 however I have to come back for business purposes for few days. Would I be arrested at the UK airport when I will enter the country or when ... Read More »

            I Can’t Afford My UK University Tuition. Do I Really Have to Pay It? – Kata

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            “Dear Jon, I have joined uk university in jan 2010 and the university fees is 10333£. i paid the minimum fees 3000£. to get an admission. i started the university. and i have written my first semester exams. then i have to pay the remaining fees 7333£. i was expecting a educational loan from india. but it have been cancelled ... Read More »

              I Have Some Debts in the UK. Will Debt Settlement Hurt My Credit? – Nicki

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              “Dear Jon, I have a few unsecured debts. i have been offered a reduced settlement on one of them. Am I better off continuing to pay a small amount each month and paying the full amount owed or accepting the settlement. Which is better for my credit rating, if any? Thanks for your advice. Nicki” Nicki, It is difficult to ... Read More »

                Will My Bad UK Debt Stop Me From Getting a Visa to Move From Australia to the UK? – Michael

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                “Dear Jon, I have an inquiry and would like to know if you can help me. Soon after the GFC I lost my job and a typical situation of not being able to pay rent, loans, council tax etc followed. In a few months I was evicted from my flat and had to return to my own country in the ... Read More »

                  Will I Be Able to Get Back Into the UK Even Though I Have Old Debt There? – Julie

                  “Dear Jon, I lived in the UK 4 years ago on the 1 January 2013. I moved back home. I left with debt as i honestly could not pay it. It was less than 3000 pounds. credit card was on about 2000 and then an electricity bill which I was disputing for the remainder…ran out of time…. I want to ... Read More »

                    I’m Stuck With an Apartment Loan in Poland I Can’t Pay. – Rafal

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                    “Dear Jon, In 2007 I took a loan to by a flat which was still under construction and all money from that loan of almost 100K £, has been disbursed directly to the building company account towards the price of the apartment. Unfortunately, this building company bankrupted and non assets left to cover my debt so I still have pecuniary ... Read More »

                      I Used to Live in the USA but I’m Now Back in the UK. Bonded Collection is Calling. – Joanne

                      “Dear Jon, I used to live in the USA and have been back in UK for several years. I had a balance on one of my USA credit cards for approx $3500. I have been unable to find work here in UK and am living on benefits. The current economic climate is not picking up and I am looking at ... Read More »

                        Will I Be Arrested at Heathrow for My Old UK Debts? – Richard

                        “Dear Jon, I used to live in england for three years and while i was there I had a bank account with an overdraft, 2xcredid cards, and mobile bill. I left the country and left my debt behind as I could not affort to pay them back. I left england 4 years ago ans now live in an other eu ... Read More »

                          I’m Thinking of Moving Back to the UK from the US and Want to Make Sure I Don’t Owe Old Debt. – Richard

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                          “Dear Jon, Currently living in America had permeant residency in UK where I lived for almost 30 years, but came to live in the USA in late 80′ and early 90’s. When I came back to the USA over 20 years ago a couple of years in I got some kind of strange message that some unpaid taxes had been ... Read More »

                            I Have Negative Equity on My UK House and Bills in New Zealand. – Kelly

                            “Dear Jon, I have a house in the UK which is now in negative equity by about 30k. Initially the equity was to pay off any debt and to get a deposit on a house in NZ. I have paid the mortgage for the last 19 months but have come to a point where there is no interest on the ... Read More »

                              I Have an Outstanding Phone Contract in the UK

                              “Dear Jon, i took some phones contracts in uk, about 5 of them and left country, dher is at least 4 debt collectors agencies after me in uk, thad was 2 years ago.im EU sitizen! can i be stopped for multiple debts on UK border , if yes what will happen? Alex” Alex, You cannot be stopped or refused entry ... Read More »

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