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Can statutory demand be set aside when there is no written

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hello, can statutory demand be set aside when there is no written agreement confirming contract/existence of debt
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you,

Could you please explain your siaution a little more?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have received statutory demand from my ex boyfriend who 4 years ago lend money to my father. We didn't have any agreement and money were transferred to my father bank account, not mine. Does he have rights to make me liable for my fathers dead and how can I despite statutory demand?
Thanks
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 11 months ago.

No he does not. You can apply to set aside the statutory demand.

You need to complete forms 6.4

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/304097/Form6-04.doc

And 6.5

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/304116/Form6-05.doc

Submit them to court who will list the matter for hearing. All you need to show is that there is a genuine dispute or defence, then it will be set aside.

But from what you have said, you do. It's not your debt.

Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks for your feedback.
Is there any way to resolve the dispute without court hearing ? And would you advise me to get a lawyer assistance in this process or it this straight forward process that I could handle myself?Thank you
Agi
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 11 months ago.

No Agi, if you dont set aside the statutory demand the next stage is bankruptcy.

So you need to apply to set aside.

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok great thank you for assistance
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 11 months ago.

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