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    Hi. I have received a letter from coventry combined court with regards to a historical debt orginally with the Lending stream then sold apparently to ACI. This goes back nearly 4yrs and apart from the fact this was a difficult time with redundancy and illness I had to contend with the legal extortion that is payday loans. I did explain my situation at the time and heard little from TLS.
    I cannot find any documentation to any debt being sold to ACI who I assume are a DCA then moved forward to a CCJ and now court / baliff actions for just over 2k from a loan that was 1200.
    My question would be how best to approach the court - can I negotiate with them directly or do I need to go back to the ACI sharks whose lack of any response previously doesnt fill me with confidence.
    My thoughts are that the original payday loan was unlawful with the terms in the first place but more important is my immediate response to the court and a positive way forward.
    I appreciate any guidance in this matter.
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    You will have a CCJ awarded against you and this will be the start of Enforcement action. This can be halted by application on Form N245 to Suspend Bailiff action and if you wish to formulate a payment plan to the Creditor.


    • #3
      I hear on radio that there are claim companies seeking people who were charged bad interest on Pay Day Loans, I can't remember the company but they advertise on LBC.

      Also saw this



      • #4
        Read this - https://debtcamel.co.uk/payday-loan-refunds/- there is no need to use a claims company at all. However your priority now is to sort out the CCJ and enforcement. You can do the complaint about the payday loan separately now, or after you;'ve sorted out the courts, and hopefully obtain a refund which you can use to offset the payment made to the bailiff company/judgment holder.

        That is assuming you received the court papers and simply didn't respond, or made an admission and offer to pay ?

        If the bailiff is the first you have known of the CCJ you could look at applying to set aside, but as it sounds like you did know about it at the time, your only option really is to complete the N245 to suspend the warrant and make an offer to pay by installment ( as plodderotm says) - https://www.gov.uk/government/public...on-of-an-order
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