Asked by Natasha on 06-10-2023 21:23:53
Question posted in the National Credit Act Law category relating to Gauteng
Years ago l had a judgement put on my name for an outstanding account with my bank. Some time after the judgement the bank wrote off the debt and I have received a prescription letter for this debt. I am now having a hard time removing it from my name because ITC wants a letter from the attorneys stating it is paid in full. The attorneys are not able to give me a letter because the account was closed and the bank just tell me to speak to the attorneys who did the judgement.
Could you please give me some advice on how to handle this.
I have also found out in the meantime that the sherrif handed the summons to someone in Cape Town that I do not know. I was living in Johannesburg at the time. Are they allowed to simply put a judgement on my name without me having any knowledge of it?
I have paid all my accounts with my bank and dont owe them anything anymore but I truly feel like this was not handled correctly.
I would truly appreciate your assistance. I have tried to search google but the internet has so much conflicting information.
Thank you in advance.
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