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Ex not paying his bills and own loan

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27 Oct 12 #363214 by listep
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My ex has now moved out abroad while waiting for the Consent Order to be stamped. He has 2 personal loans in his name, not aginst the house (house is in my sole name). He has also clocked a £700 mobile phone bill. He is still registered at this address and his bank account is now overdrawn, so no bills or loan repayments will come out. I have 3 questions:
1. Can his bank or mobile provider come after me for his personal unsecured loans
2. Would all this affect my credit rating and how bad (based on the address i thinknit will)
3. Is there anything I can do - i.e. write to his bank or other creditors or somehow remove him from the address as he is no longer in the country?

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27 Oct 12 #363222 by Enuff Already
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I would personally contact who you can with his forwarding address even if that address is abroad.

The loans are in his name and you will not be liable for those.

Re credit worthiness, whilst you are financially linked to your ex (shared bank accounts, mortgage etc) you may be impacted in some way by his financial status but you can add a statement to run in line with your own personal credit file, and severe joint liabilities asap..

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27 Oct 12 #363223 by WYSPECIAL
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Just return all the letters marked NO LONGER AT THIS ADDRESS.

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27 Oct 12 #363294 by listep
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Thanks, i was considering both advices and will do that asap. Also we have nothing joint - i closed joint bank account a year ago. Mortgage and bills have always been in my name only and paid on time, so the only link is the address right now.
To enuff already, How do i go about adding a note on my personal credit file? Thanks

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