+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: County court judgments increase 20%

  • Share
  • Thread Tools
  • Display
  1. #1
    Legal Beagles's Avatar

    News



    Joined
    Aug 2007
    Posts
    13,869
    Mentions
    2 Post(s)

    Thumbs up County court judgments increase 20%

    The number of county court judgments (CCJs) against consumers in England and Wales has increased more than 20 per cent to over 209,000.The increase, in the first quarter of 2015 compared to a year ago, emerged in figures from the Registry Trust – a non-profit organisation that collects CCJ and high court data.There has not... Read more »
    Read More -> County court judgements increase 20%


    More...

  2. #2
    PAWS's Avatar

    VIP Member



    Joined
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1,728
    Mentions
    62 Post(s)

    Default Re: County court judgments increase 20%

    Malcolm Hurlston, who chairs the Registry Trust, pointed out that a higher proportion of consumer debt was now in the hands of debt buyers rather than the originating lenders.
    Is this because more and more debts are deemed unenforceable so the original lenders are dumping all the ‘toxic’ ones on DCA’s? This way the bank gets something for the debt if only pennies.

    He said the increase in numbers resulted largely from a different business model and not from a general deterioration in the experience of consumers. For this reason, he explained, there was no inconsistency between the fall of personal insolvencies in the first quarter and the rise of CCJs.
    Bo***cks.
    Perhaps this is due to the fact that when a debt is technically unenforceable a DCA can sneak a CCJ through a court without the alleged debtor even knowing about it.

    While many people are struggling with unmanageable debt, the average value of a CCJ in the three months to March (£2,171) fell for the sixth consecutive year.
    Probably because they can no longer whack on extortionate charges!

    The number of county court judgments (CCJs) against consumers in England and Wales has increased more than 20 per cent to over 209,000.
    Now could this be due to the fact that when this new legislation comes in they will no longer be able to haul someone through court when all they can produce is a name, address and amount owed so they are pushing the dodgy ones through as quickly as they can.

    An optimist is someone who falls off the Empire State Building, and after 50 floors says, 'So far so good'!
    ~ Anonymous

  3. #3
    Amethyst's Avatar

    Site Owner



    Joined
    May 2007
    Posts
    60,856
    Mentions
    1827 Post(s)

    Default Re: County court judgments increase 20%

    Waiting on the figures being published fully to see if the default judgment figures are on there. Last year I believe it was 84%.

    Have lost track a bit what's happening with the debt pre action protocols.
    “We may not win by protesting, but if we don’t protest we will lose. If we stand up to them, there is always a chance we will win.” Hetty Bower

    Any advice I provide is given without liability, if you are unsure please seek professional legal guidance.

    Find Solicitors offering fixed fees on our sister site - JustBeagle.com

+ Reply to Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Changes to civil court fees ( county court )
    By Amethyst in forum HMCS & Ministry of Justice (MOJ)
    Replies: 2
    : 11th July 2017, 13:20:PM
  2. Replies: 1
    : 17th March 2015, 11:19:AM
  3. ** WON ** In my local county court help please
    By lifeshard in forum Received a Court Claim?
    Replies: 17
    : 28th December 2014, 23:25:PM
  4. Help - o/s HMRC bill increase + no knowledge of court case
    By christianpassy in forum Debt Collection Agencies
    Replies: 9
    : 26th June 2012, 12:27:PM
  5. Replies: 1
    : 21st February 2012, 22:17:PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Contact Us



© Celame (UK) Ltd 2017
LegalBeagles® are DPA Registered No. ZA158014
LegalBeagles® is the trading name of CELAME (UK) LIMITED ( 09220332 )
Registered Address: 25 Moorgate, London, England, EC2R 6AY
VAT registration number 206 9740 02
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.3 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Celame (UK) Ltd Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2017 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

To find out more about managing your money and getting free advice, visit the Money Advice Service,an independent service set up to help people manage their money.

TOP