Trust Deed Lanarkshire
Introduced for those affected by spiralling debt, a Trust Deed Lanarkshire is a formal, voluntary arrangement with creditors. It can write off personal debt through a single decreased monthly repayment determined by whatever you are able to contribute. The procedure is fixed-term, meaning at the end of the agreed time normally 48 months every one of your excess debt is completely written off – on the condition that all payments were met.
Once we have put in place your regular payment programme you will be protected against creditors. They can no longer get in touch with you directly pressuring for cash, and do not have the choice to take court action against you. Your creditors just contact us, and we will relay any appropriate information to you. Trust Deeds were created to help the thousands of Scots battling with their finances to build a brand new start without needing to consider the extreme action of declaring bankruptcy.
In order to be eligible, you need to be resident in Scotland, or have resided there within the previous year, and also have unsecured debt at a minimum of £5000 which you are unable to repay (you need to be insolvent).
- Credit Cards
- HMRC Debts
- Store Cards
- Payday Loans
- Unsecured Personal Bank Loan
- Council Tax Arrears
Our specialists will also need some details of your income, and any any suitable assets, to enable them to determine whether or not you can make a regular monthly payment that can satisfy your creditors. For creditors to agree, you must ordinarily have the ability to pay back ten pence on every pound that was was supposed to be paid.
How is a Trust Deed set up?
Because we will handle the vast majority of the paperwork, we make the whole set up process very easy for you.
Step 1: The first thing to do is pick up the telephone and give us a call, subsequently our staff will assess your financial circumstances. Afterwards, we will figure out what you can realistically afford to put towards your monthly payments.
All of the guidance our advisers will provide is free and impartial. No charges apply, and after you have heard what we have told you, we will not pressure you to take the process any further should you decide you do not not desire to.
Step 2: In cases where you do decide to proceed, debt free life will be designated to serve as your trustee. At this point, we will prepare a deal which will detail for your creditors the total amount you will be able to pay per installment , and how your assets will be handled, and how much in total they can expect to receive across the agreed period.
Your creditors will then have 5 weeks to accept or reject the proposal. So long as any rejections of the proposal that we receive do not surpass a third of the overall amount that you have to pay, then the plan will go ahead and become legally-binding. If we receive no answer from a creditor, it is assumed they accept the deal.
In the unfortunate event that the terms of the agreement are not approved, then our advisers will provide alternative tactics to help advance your financial situation forward for you to consider.
Step 3: From this stage, your trust deed Debt Advice Glasgow will have attained protected status. This means creditors are not allowed to continue to try and contact you, and any court action towards you is illegal.
You are simply required to meet the conditions of the contract by delivering your individual lowered regular monthly contribution.
Step 4: If after the 4 years all of the agreed repayments have been delivered, then any excess debt to creditors will be wiped out. All creditors who have been included in the agreement cannot endeavor to contact you for any balance that remained.
From here, you are welcome to move forward with your debt free life.
Advantages of a Trust Deed
- Regain charge of your finances by letting us convert your unmanageable debts into a single cheaper monthly repayment.
- As soon as you have signed up for the arrangement, your present debt is frozen over the agreed term – no more fees, for instance interest, may be added onto the total.
- Put an end to creditor harassment; stop worrying about the phone ringing and the letter box opening.
- Protect your most vital assets, such as your vehicle and house.
- All of the actual complicated administrative stuff is filled out by our specialists.
- Creditors are not allowed to attempt legal action to get cash from you.
- There are absolutely no extra fees for our expert services, they are ordinarily included in your monthly repayment, or in some instances from the sale of any relevant assets.
- Once all repayments have been met, usually after around 4 years, all leftover debts to creditors involved in the settlement are waived.
- After a set term, your credit score will be reset, which grants you more flexibility to regulate your financial situation in the future.
Your Assets in a Trust Deed Lanarkshire
In comparison to various other debt solutions, a Trust Deed is a fantastic way of protecting your most essential assets while addressing your debt.
Your Home – If you don’t actively want to, it is incredibly rare that your house will have to be sold. Our specialists will always hold your assets as a priority, ensuring you are able to stay in your house.
On the other hand, occasionally you might be required to realise some equity (for example, the value of a property that has a mortgage minus any charges towards it) to get the approval of creditors. Any equity available will have been estimated when you reach out to us. It might need to be transformed into cash, or ‘realised’, but there are techniques of doing this without you having to lose your home. These techniques will be explained simply but in depth by our experienced specialists.
Your Car – If your car is essential to your daily requirements, it is improbable that you are going to have to lose it.
However, if the car is of great value you may need to swap it in for an older or more modest version. This will allow extra money that can go to creditors, so you can have an agreeable proposal. If you are employing a Hire Purchase or any other method of financial contract to own your motore vehicle, then this will be taken as part of your necessary monthly expenses.
Again, in cases where the car you are ‘paying up’ is expensive, then this cost may be taken into consideration.
See whether you can get a debt solution by getting in touch with our advisers now, and let us help you by joining thousands of Scots across the nation in taking the journey towards a debt free life.