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JGM, Solicitor
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Experience:  30 years as a practising solicitor.
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Seeking legal advice, as decided to apply for Right to Buy

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Seeking legal advice, as decided to apply for Right to Buy at the last minute from local council, which you will know ended on 31 July/1 August 2016. Received a refusal today (2/8/16) stating due to unaware council tax arrears. Offered to pay small amount but council still state they will not accept application. Naively thought I could have sorted this out but state even gaining legal advice I cannot go ahead. Can you help?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Scots Law
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please cancel question and will request a refund. Thanks.
Expert:  JGM replied 1 year ago.

Why do you think you have a right to buy if you applied late and you had arrears of council tax?