Hi, i’m 16months into my IVA over £21000 in debt... and my circumstances have change. I contacted Payplan and did a review of my income and i’m -£359 a month. I spoke to my case officer and she said I could have a payment break to see if my circumstances will improve over time, i’m a single mom working part time for nothing each month, my only other option was to fail my IVA and apply for a DRO when it’s failed! But it’s over £20000 and I can’t because I owe more then that. I have since spoke to my ex partner and he has agreed to give me a gift to settle my IVA as i’m So worried I can’t Sleep at night. It’s only for £1000 he wouldn’t give me anymore, do you think the creditors will accept this as I will have to go bankrupt otherwise? Caroline
I doubt that £1000 would be accepted against a debt of £21,000. However, the gift could be used to get the debt below £20,000 for a DRO -- assuming you meet all the other criteria. If not it could be used to fund BR (£750), again, assuming you would be happy with BR. Do you rent, or are you a home owner ?
My opinions are merely that .. opinions based on experience. Always seek professional advice.
IVA Completed 23rd July 2013 .... C.C. 10th January 2014 http://foggy.blogs.iva.co.uk