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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. What does the letter say? Does it say they will issue court proceedings?
Hi, Thank you. You are still responsible for any civil debts the car raises, as you are the owner of the vehicle. It sounds to me like this is a threat to get you to pay, especially if they have already tried a bailiff. I would write back to the solicitor and say that you did not park in contravention of any parking rules (private or otherwise) and had the land occupier's permission to use the space. Say you dent any liability for the debt and consider their attempts to extort money from you as harassment which is a criminal offence under S.40 of the Administration of Justice Act 1970. Say if they continue to chase you, you will hold them responsible for any costs you incur in obtaining legal advice to defend the proceedings.
How much are they claiming you owe currently?
Thank you. The issue is that the costs they can claim are limited in the small claims court. I would write to them as I have suggested. If they sue you, you will have to defend the proceedings on the basis that you were parked with the property occupiers permission.
No problem. I wish you the best of luck. I would be most grateful if you would rate my answer when you have a moment? Kind regards AJ