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Ash
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I have had 3 congestion charge notices issued in July 2013

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I have had 3 congestion charge notices issued in July 2013 of which I have made payments of £65 each. Before making payment I wrote to transport of London telling that I had been out of work but was in full-time employment but wasn't due to get paid utilities end of Oct 2013, they say they replied to me but their letters haven't arrived and this has happened from what I can make out over the past year or more the address they are using isn't 100% correct and a combination of different postmen my mail is very hit and miss they are also saying my payment didn't arrive in time so I in the situation where bailiffs are involved. Now I understand that I can submit an out of time application is this possible
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

What will your application be for? When were you aware of the charges?

Customer:

Ultimately not to pay any more monies by getting them to realise that how can I respond to mail not received and that I have paid charges that city sprint should have paid organisation I was working the time they paid fees prior to me leaving I left because they hadn't paid jobs I had done and was the case drivers I decided to cut my loses and get out and then I received these charges I feel sick thinking about it and when I try and do the right thing and write to the ToL it all goes wrong and I stand to lose everything once again. I wasn't aware of any extra charges until about three weeks ago when I did eventually receive a letter from the balif

Alex Watts : When were you aware of the original fines?
Customer:

The issue dates is the 13 September 2013 on all three and I wrote to them on the 23 September 2013

Alex Watts :

When did you become aware of Court proceedings? You would have had some paperwork?

Customer:

No I haven't received any paperwork about court dates or proceedings

Alex Watts : Did you get a notice to owner in order to appeal?
Customer:

No

Alex Watts : Ok. Then you should make a statutory declaration out if time.
Alex Watts : You need to say what you have done and when
Alex Watts : If accepted the matter will be set aside and it will start again
Alex Watts : So make a stat dec it will set it aside.
Alex Watts : can I clarify anything about this today please?
Alex Watts : So make a stat dec it will set it aside.
Alex Watts : can I clarify anything about this today please?
Customer:

Where do I make the stat dec

Alex Watts :

At Court, the County Court usually.

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer:

I assume I can type a document with all the info and sign and that would then be my status dec

Alex Watts :

No, they do everything at Court .

Alex Watts :

So you don't need to do anything

Customer:

Do I need to go there or can it be done on phone

Alex Watts :

No, you need to attend

Customer:

Thankyou, you have been very helpful

Alex Watts :

Great. Can I clarify anything else?

Customer:

I don't think so I will do your rating and say thanks again

Alex Watts :

ok. If I can ask you to rate my answer before you go today, the button should be at the bottom of the screen

Alex Watts :

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