i am behind with payments on my council tax to the bailiff , they say i have 3 days to pay or they are going to make a warrant for my arrest ..I have said i want to pay just need more time ..
System of Law: England-and-Wales
I spoke to a very unhelpfull man today .I asked if i could pay monthly .. He said no .. He asked where the car was that used to be parked at my house , i replyed that it was my daughters car but had been registerd in my name because it was left by her gran when she died and my daughter was to young at the time .. The car has been sold but he repled that the would trace the car and hold it ..
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can they put a warrant out for my arrest when i have paid half the amount owing .. And have offered to pay the rest monthly ?They say they have giving m enough time .
I suppose there is a liability order against you?
yes so what does that mean ? what can i do ?
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If this is council tax then a liability order will exist.That will mean unusually for bailiffs that you can be arrested for this type of debt.That is a very unusual course of action but you can be picked up and put before the court.You cannot demand a budget plan. Often bailiffs will refuse to agree for lots of reasons.What you can do is just start paying. They will not refuse your money. It needs to be a reasonable sum proportionate to the debt. If so, probably the bailiffs wont say that it is acceptable but they won't take other action either.If you are put before the court and you have been paying regularly they they would not interfere with that.If the bailiffs think you have asset though, such as a car, they will return to seize that. You need to protect that.I'm sorry this isn't the answer you wanted but it is the position that you face and I have a duty to inform you truthfully.Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer either OK SERVICE or above and then I will give you related information for free.
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If i have sold the car can they take it off the person it was sold to ?
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