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My sister past on the 10 February 2016 i have just received

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Hello,
My sister past on the 10 February 2016 i have just received a letter from Brent Customer Service. They have over payed my sister Housing Benefit between the period of 2010 to 2013 to the amount of £6375.12 and I am expected to pay this back. What do I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

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

What would you like to know about this today please?
Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have sent in my question already?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When are you going to answer my question I sent it at 12.20 today?
Thank you
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

On what basis did they overpay your sister?
Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Because she had not changed the fact that she was working part/time
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Has the estate been distributed already?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There was nothing to distribute
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

Ok then no you are not liable.

You can never be liable for the debt of someone else.

Just write back enclosing the death certificate and say there were no assets.

Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?

Alex

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you very muchPatsy
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.

If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go today please, otherwise the site does not credit me for the time spent with you today. Thanks and good luck. Alex

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