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Are you asking if you are liable?
I made an offer as you requested a phone call.
Do you know if the original contract purported to extend your period of guarantee?
It does depend on your original contract but almost certainly you would only have guaranteed the original contractual period. The underpinning cannot be indefinite.
The contract may have purported to be indefinite but that would be struck down.
However, the fact that you have asked him to remove your name from a guarantee would not mean you are absolved if you are otherwise liable – the latter being unlikely in this case.
Can I clarify anything for you?
In what way?
It is never really that simple.
Probably you are not but you may need to go to court to establish that.
It is a percentage of the claimed sum but probably in the low hundreds. Not a ruinous amount.
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Yes, the contract is different from the guarantor contract.
The bill could go up as you would be liable for costs if you lost.
that doesn't mean you will lose.
Well, as I said really, it could purport to but you would have a challenge for the reasons above.
Ok. At point two that does purport to extend your liability for any renewals.
Then you would have to drop down upon the law of unfair terms and contracts to argue it was unfair which would probably be accepted.
Are they likely to sue?