Many suppliers have also signed up to a Safety Net, a pledge to never knowingly disconnect a vulnerable customer at any time of year. This offers further protection for vulnerable customers. In Read More
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In the last year, over 3.5 million liability orders have been granted for council tax arrears in the UK. These are by far the most common orders made.
Always try to arrange a payment plan with the council BEFORE they apply for a Liability Order.
There are a number of ways to get a vehicle clamp removed legally. Grab yourself the items on our checklist and make sure you have a friend you can call if you need help.
Follow this guide to keep your car in your posession!
If you have found your car has been immobilised by a bailiff, there may be steps you can take to free your car. Our clamping area is constantly being revised and expanded as we discover new information. This section of the site also includes a handy video all members who own a car should watch.
Since 2004 bailiffs have had the legal right, in some circumstances, to force entry to seize your goods to recover the money you owe.
That applies to fines, fixed penalties enforced by magistrates courts, or income tax arrears.
For all other debts, bailiffs do not have the power of forced entry to seize goods.
Have you been issued a parking ticket or “PCN” by a local council? This section of our site explains how their process works and what you can expect. We constantly update and expand this area as new information comes to light so check back often for new developments in the council parking wars.
If you have appeared in a magistrates court and been fined by the Judge or Justices of the Peace, it is likely that, before the hearing, you will hve been asked to complete an account of all money coming into your household and all money going out. This account is called Means, short for “Means of Paying”, and provides the court with the information they need to set a fine at a level that is equitable (fair) and can be paid within a six or twelve month period.
If you have a County Court Judgement already, or if the court grants one before you are able to act, you can apply to have it set aside using the following guide.
What to do if you receive a claim form First of all check the information and whether or not it is accurate. It would be wise to check Read More