What You Need to Know About Collectors Chasing You in The UK for UAE Debt

When you move outside of your native country you are said to be an expatriate of the country you are moving from. Many UK citizens move to various places around the world, some for work, some just to escape our weather. And one of the places many Brits move off to is the UAE. And … Read more

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

“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 … Read more

Can Lloyds TSB UK Chase Me Back to India to Collect My Debt? – Enayet

“Dear Jon, Debts- Lloyds £ 1500, amazon card-£1000, aqua- £500, capital-£200. Now going back to India permanently and not in a position to pay off debts. This is Enayet again. Couple of days ago you advised me to obtain a debt relief order before I permanently go back to India. However as I am leaving … Read more

I Have to Leave the UK and Go Back to India But Will Lloyds and Natwest Chase Me?

“Dear Jon, Hello I need your advice. I am an Indian citizen and had been living in UK for last 4 years. during these time I had to get some bank loans, credit cards and overdrafts . Now I owe £ 1500 to Lloyds TSB , £1000 to amazon credit card, £500 to Aqua, £ … Read more

Can I Do a Debt Relief Order in the UK From Poland?

“Dear Jon, Hi, I left U.K. at the end of 2011 because of serious family problem. I am in debt, three creditors, total 9900 pounds ( loan, credit card and overdrawn account). I have repayment plan, 5 pound to each creditor a month. At the moment to send 3×5 pound to each creditor costs 9pound … Read more

Can I Move Abroad When on a Debt Relief Order DRO? – Liga

“Dear Jon, Hi! My friend applied for DRO and it has been approved 2 months ago. He is without job now and been offered job abroad. Is there any restrictions about leaving a country? Couldn’t find nothing about it, just that he must inform Official Receiver about changing adress. Thank you! Is there any restrictions … Read more

I Was On a UK Debt Relief Order and Want to Get It Off My Credit Report. – Simon

“Dear Jon, Hi, I was on a debt relief order a couple of years ago, it was satisfied about a year ago. On a recent credit report the bankruptcy was on there, also there was one of the debts that I thought had been covered by the DRO. Also the bank say that I cannot … Read more

Ireland on the Verge of Joining the Modern World and Proposes to Stop Throwing People in Jail for Debt

In 2007-2008 I spent a lot of time in Dublin, Ireland helping groups try to put forward reasonable solutions for consumer debt. The reality was Ireland had no bankruptcy law so people were getting tossed in jail, a real modern debtors’ prison situation. I worked on developing the first attempts to help the court understand … Read more