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DCB Legal Letter of Claim

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  • Coupon-mad
    Coupon-mad Posts: 131,275 Forumite
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    Like I’m mentioned, I’m totally new to this forum, and I’m really worried about what will happen. I’m in no position to afford court/solicitor fees.
    But there won't be any...if you were in the 1% who lose here, you'd pay LESS than the claim!

    And if you are Sussex based, I will speak for you if you wish, to present your case, as long as you follow our advice and do everything properly as we tell you.
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  • Hi...this is the reply off DCB Legal...

    Thank you for your recent email dated 5th August 2020. We note that you queried the £60.00 recovery fees that have been added to the balance.

     

    In accordance with the British Parking Association (BPA) Code of Practice, where the Parking Charge Notice (PCN) becomes overdue and before Court proceedings have commenced, a reasonable sum may be added for the debt recovery fees. The correct recovery fees have been added and will not be removed. As such, the outstanding balance of £160.00 remains payable to prevent further action.

     

    Please contact our office on 0203 434 0424 to make payment. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Alternatively, payment can be made by bank transfer using the below details...


    Now what?? Help!

  • KeithP
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    elljones said:

    In accordance with the British Parking Association (BPA) Code of Practice, where the Parking Charge Notice (PCN) becomes overdue and before Court proceedings have commenced, a reasonable sum may be added for the debt recovery fees. The correct recovery fees have been added and will not be removed. As such, the outstanding balance of £160.00 remains payable to prevent further action.

    They of course can write what they like.

    Who cares what the BPA's CoP says on the matter.

    The important stuff is the law says they cannot add that amount - or any amount.

    You need to read some of those Abuse of Process links that @beamerguy posted earlier.
    You are following the advice given, aren't you?
  • beamerguy said:
    brighton1998 ...... this is not your thread. If you want help please start your own thread

    This thread is exclusive for elljones

    KeithP said:
    I understand that I'm supposed to reply to a similar thread rather than start my own.
    Where did you get that idea from?

    Apologies, as I said, i'm new here. I'll start my own thread. Thanks
  • Such a waste of time.
    😳 ?!
  • nosferatu1001
    nosferatu1001 Posts: 12,961 Forumite
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    That you dont need any help, clearly, and you knew what they were going to say because thats their template response, found on EVERY thread. 
  • KeithP
    KeithP Posts: 37,528 Forumite
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    So disappointing to see that elljones has decided that she cannot get the help she needs here.
  • Umkomaas
    Umkomaas Posts: 41,315 Forumite
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    Crazy - only opportunity, maybe?  Why so precipitate?
    Please note, we are not a legal advice forum. I personally don't get involved in critiquing court case Defences/Witness Statements, so unable to help on that front. Please don't ask. .

    I provide only my personal opinion, it is not a legal opinion, it is simply a personal one. I am not a lawyer.

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  • Eminowa
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    beamerguy said:
    It's just another DCBL claim which is flawed from the start because they have added a fake £60 and the courts call it ABUSE OF PROCESS.  DCBL are on a loser as usual.

    ABUSE OF PROCESS PART 1
    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6014081/abuse-of-process-district-judge-tells-bwlegal/p1?new=1

    ABUSE OF PROCESS PART 2
    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6103933/abuse-of-process-thread-part-2/p1?new=1

    UPDATE REGARDING DCBL (Direct Collection Bailiffs)
    If you have received a letter from these people, please carefully
    read this thread
    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=76631816#post76631816

    You must reply to their LBA denying any debt and asking on what legal authority they have to add £60.    They don't and if they reply the answer will be perfect for the court

    Where did you get the parking ticket ?    It's not a fine by the way

    PS: NO FORM FILLING, NOT REQUIRED
    Is this still the case? Bcos I have just received a letter of claim from Dcbl today. I will  be reading the second post of the newbie thread. Just I just want to know so I can reply them asking denying any debt and asking on what legal authority they have to add £70. 
  • Coupon-mad
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    edited 11 February at 11:40PM
    No - don't read really old threads.

    Just do what the NEWBIES thread says.

    That thread is up to date and doesn't push ill-judged screaming about 'abuse of process' which some posters didn't understand and thought was something new/ a magic bullet.
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