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Clare, Solicitor
Category: Law
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Experience:  I have been a solicitor in High Street Practice since 1985 with a wide general experience.
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My granddaughter got a loan for a friend to buy a car. he

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my granddaughter got a loan for a friend to buy a car. he was paying monthly repayments to her. he abruptly stopped payments and also sold the car not recompensing my granddaughter.he has since purchased a new car. how do we stand in law please
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

How much does he owe her in total - and is there any record of their agreement?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
approximately £13.000.00 / 14.000.00
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he has bought another car with a loan but has not given anything from the sale to my grandaughter
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
she would settle for the £13,000.00 she has an agreement but it did not include the gap insurance also he has made two payments back. i will get the actual figures in a minute
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do you have email so i send copies?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
im having a job with your site it wont let me send attachment files will you confirm that you have received it
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can you confirm that we are dealing with a solicitor in the UK please.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Yes I am a solicitor in the East Midlands.

Did they both sign this?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for thst i eas getting adsfromyour co us based.
Yes they did both sign Bit wasn't witnessed. would that matter
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm on the move now but can take mesages on my phone
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Your granddaughter can sue her "friend" for the full amount outstanding using the Money Claim online service here

The Judgement that she obtains can then be enforced afainst hi if need be

Please do not hesitate to ask for any further details that you need

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi is this not an act of theft?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

No it is just a breach of contract