Facing a barrage of letters and phone calls from angry creditors can be a daunting scenario but it’s important for you to understand the rights of both parties in order to ascertain what is deemed ‘harassment’ and what your creditors are legally entitled to do before and after you have sought professional debt help.
Firstly, whether you’re currently in a debt repayment programme or not, there are certain types of creditor behaviour that would give you legal reasoning for complaint, such as:
Outside of these arrangements, creditors are legally entitled to:
However, we may be able to put one of these three arrangements in place, depending on your circumstances, which will allow our team to take care of all communication with your creditors on your behalf. That means no more dreaded phone calls, no more debt collector visits to your home, and no more threatening letters through the letterbox.
Inhibition in Scotland is a type of ‘diligence’ or debt enforcement that involves obtaining an order of the court. It protects creditors’ rights to be repaid should property or land owned by the...
Sequestration typically lasts for a period of 12 months, although if you’re also paying a Debtor Contribution Order (DCO), repayments can continue for a further three years after discharge.
Our Scottish based team can help advise you on your debt problems.