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Have you contacted the OR to find out that this is about please?
Hi! I haven't contacted the OR yet as I have been discharged, and they were extremely supportive through the bankruptcy as the police were involved throughout also, as I was a police witness. The OR contacted the Trustee to advise that they were being fed misinformation by my ex-husband - who incidentally isn't a creditor, his claim wasn't accepted, but the Trustee pushed ahead, but I haven't heard anything from the Trustee for over a year.
Is there any allegation of anything here?
Nothing that I am aware of at all. I haven't heard a thing from them, but I have no idea what my ex-husband may have been telling them. The OR was satisfied, as the police were involved, the paperwork that was provided proved everything I said, as it also formed part of the court case. If there were any allegations, surely I would have heard about them?
Just to add, I haven't heard anything from the OR either.
And I was definitely discharged in Oct 2012.
I would not worry, if you have declared everything and co-operated I do not think you need to be concerned.
If its under caution then you should take a Solicitor
But if its not under caution then you need not worry. It just seems to be an interview under Oath
I assume they want to check everything is right
But I agree its unusual.
My main concern is being grilled for an hour. I have a brain tumour and I just appear drunk constantly. I've not had any documentation at all, but it can't be under caution, as I've not been accused of anything. I had a breakdown last time, and I just don't feel strong enough to have a grilling for grillings sake, and wanted to know the procedure.
Could they be doing this to try and take my house. Nothing has ever been said about them taking it.
You need to explain that you have a condition.
You only need to answer questions if they have evidence
Ask if they have evidence, if not you don't need to answer anything
Can I clarify anything for you about this today pleae?
Tell them about the tumour before the meeting, or at the meeting? It's impossible to give you anything to clarify, as I still don't know what it is they want to speak to me about.
I know, but can I answer anything else for you?
Ok. What rights do I have as a discharged bankrupt, given that I haven't heard anything from them, that I have no assets other than my house (which is negative equity with a suspended posession order on it).
They are still permitted to talk to you
If you said something that was not true then they could investgiate that
But of course I don't know the basis of the interview
Ok. I don't think I said anything that wasn't 100% true, but again, nor do I know what it is. Do they have to advise the basisi of the interview or provide me detail about what they will be discussing?
Yes, they need to tell you in the interview. You can ask what the interview is about and you wont answer questions until you are told
Can I answer anything else for you?
Final question, should they not have to tell me that prior to the interview, and what format will the interview take - who is in attendance etc
Its hard to say who will be there, at least two people.
One person to take notes and one person to ask questions
Is there a Judge in attendance?
You can ask at the outset the purpose and nature of any allegations
Can I refuse to attend on the basis of my health?
If you have evidence of it yes
That is because there is no Court Order making you attend I assume
If there is then you do need to attend.
I do. I don't have a letter from the doctor specifically saying I am unable to attend because of the tumour, as I've only just had notice of the hearing, but I have a million scans and medical reports. I have no court order, I literally have only just got the adjournment today, and prior to that have had nothing.
Ok - but I would attend to get it over with.
When I called the court, they said I wouldn't have had any notice at all, there was a letter on file to say they hadn't served due to a 14 day rule or something.
Ok - you should attend to bring an end to the matter
But they should tell you at the outset what the purpose is
Ok. I'll contact you again once I find out. If I attend with a solicitor, should they be an expert in this type of law?
Can I clarify anything else?
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX!
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