Yes as when I got the last bill I questioned it we came to a figure which was the sale of my car he agreed but disagrees now , also the interest I did not know I owed the money but they have been putting interest on this for two years, I have not been hiding infact I have been in to the solicitors with my mum twice for her will and paid her bill so I certainly was not aware of the outstanding money I could offer £10 a month as I really am broke but it will take 25 yr=ears to pay off.
Have they ever sent you a bill for this? I dont understand what the car has to do with it. Please explain.
So you have been in between about other things and they havent mentioned this?
Have you taken this up with whoever wrote to you this time?
Hi yes I have been into the accounts dept to pay for mums new will and took mum to write the wil at the same firm but different solicitor still have same address I had to sell the car to raise the money to pay Solicitors it is all I had at the time which he knew my ex husband left me in alot of debt £37000 which I had to sell my home or go bankrupt he knew all this and how my mum helped to keep me even though I work fulltime. He never even got me costs at court!!! It was an utter farce he made me write a will when I had already got one and he his letter he freely admits he knew how ill this had made me. He said that this was all in my favour know all that interest should never be I just want it all this worry to go away
I assume thattheir accounts department being lax, means that the accounts department did notsend the bill. In that case, they are most certainly not allowed to chargeinterest.
I would raise thisas a formal complaint with the firm's Complaints Partner, I would tellthem that they are not eligible for the interest and, in view of the two-yeardelay, you want them to give you time to pay at £X per month, failing which,you will simply refer the matter to the Legal Complaints Service at theSolicitors Regulation Authority as a breach of the service standard which youcould reasonably be expected to receive.
Trust me,solicitors do not want complaints made to the LCS. I know of one firm which hadone similar to this and they were actually told to write the bill off and paythe client compensation! Of course, I cannot guarantee that will happen. TheLCS do have those powers
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thank you I will take yur advice, if I need to come back to you how do I get in touch. You have put my mind at ease for the moment .
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