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    • blaze1981
    • By blaze1981 4th Dec 19, 9:03 PM
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    HELP - Multiple PCNs proceeded to bailiffs and County court due to old address on V5
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    • 4th Dec 19, 9:03 PM
    HELP - Multiple PCNs proceeded to bailiffs and County court due to old address on V5 4th Dec 19 at 9:03 PM
    Dear MSE experts, I am a long time admirer of mse forum and have several pcn wins from the advice given here. This time I am looking for help/guidance from experienced people! will try to keep it short! thanks a lot!!!
    A colleague transferred from China to UK last year and while he was in company accommodation he bought a car and registered it at the temporary accommodation. He then went back to China due to personal issues and back again to UK after few months, put up again in temp accommodation. Once he moved to perm accommodation he never changed the address on the v5!! According to him it didnít even cross his mind as apart from the car reg doc all other mail was coming to office.
    now several months later he has been handed a big pile of letters from someone staying at the same temp accommodation. This includes correspondence on 3 PCN's: 1x TFL congestion zone, 1 x local council parking overstay and 1x private parking overstay. As there was no response to any of the letters;
    TFL and Local council have proceeded to Bailiffs orders amounting to £550 each. with Bailiffs even attempting at the address given on v5.
    private parking has gone to county court amounting to £380.
    yes, i know he should have changed address on v5 but thats in the past now and cannot be undone.
    just looking for some advise if there is any chance that he can pay original or even some excess on the original PCN's or there is no way out now? he cannot fork out £1480 even if he wanted to.
    Thank you for any kind advise on how to proceed!
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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 4th Dec 19, 9:18 PM
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    COUNCIL PENALTIES

    PePiPoo will be your best bet for council tickets. Register there (but please note that a hotmail address won't work - try using a throwaway gmail account instead if you do have trouble registering) and post a new thread; here's your link:

    http://forums.pepipoo.com/index.php?act=SF&s=&f=30

    Have a read through some of the other threads there before you post your own to get the hang of what information they need from you in your opening post - but as a minimum you will need to post redacted photos/scans of all correspondence you've received from the council (both sides, if appropriate) as they need to see all the small print.

    PePiPoo has an excellent success record in dealing with council tickets.

    BAILIFFS

    Your colleague will be best served in dealing with bailiffs/enforcement agents by making contact with 'Bailiff Advice Online'. Sheila, who provides this excellent service, has an extremely good reputation for assisting people with bailiff issues.

    Calls and the email enquiry service are free.

    Here's your link:

    http://bailiffadviceonline.co.uk

    Sheila also posts on MSE as 'Herbie21'

    PRIVATE PARKING CHARGE

    This is the only one we can directly help you with here.

    Has his case gone to court, he failed to defend and now has a judgment in default? Has the date by when he needed to pay the judgment now passed? Does he now have a CCJ affecting his credit rating?

    If so, you need to go to the NEWBIES FAQ sticky, post #2 and read about 'set asides' and whether there is a prospect of applying for one at a cost of £255.

    We can help on this part of his problem, but the other issues need to be dealt with by the organisations above that I've pointed you to.
    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.
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    • blaze1981
    • By blaze1981 4th Dec 19, 9:38 PM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 9:38 PM
    thanks for the detailed reply. i have posted on pepipoo. will check with bailiff advise online as well.
    many thanks again!
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 4th Dec 19, 11:17 PM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 11:17 PM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 11:17 PM
    Please reply to Umkomaas' questions about the private charge status at court.
    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT UNLESS IN SCOTLAND OR NI
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
    • blaze1981
    • By blaze1981 4th Dec 19, 11:54 PM
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    The answers to all the questions on private parking pcn is yes.
    County Court judgement obtained in absence and the date within which payment was due is also elapsed. As per letter the judgement has been recorded on the credit file as well. That letter was dated in Sept. The last letter which came gave a date for 30th Nov for payment after which it states the matter will be handed over to enforcement which will incur extra costs.
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    • By Coupon-mad 4th Dec 19, 11:55 PM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 11:55 PM
    So none of that will happen now though, of course, as Umkomaas told you:
    If so, you need to go to the NEWBIES FAQ sticky, post #2 and read about 'set asides' and whether there is a prospect of applying for one at a cost of £255.
    Some people on low incomes can even pay NO court fees and have a free hit at a set aside.
    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT UNLESS IN SCOTLAND OR NI
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
    • blaze1981
    • By blaze1981 4th Dec 19, 11:57 PM
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    • 4th Dec 19, 11:57 PM
    Thanks. I will go through that post and see what next steps can be taken.
    Thanks again!!
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