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Yes, but it is probably not a good idea.
If you go into debt review, you will be protected by Section 88 while the debt review takes place.
Yes. You can go into Debt Review and possibly work out a new repayment plan.
The in duplum rule limits all interest and other payments on debt to double the amount of the original debt.
Although there are other housing programmes you are eligible for, you would need to settle your debts first.
The children qualify as an indigent household.
You must approach your local maintenance or magistrates court
You should notify the bank that you intend to defend yourself on the grounds of reckless lending.
You have a legal right to a statement of the amount owed and how it was calculated. It is also possible to ask for a discount on the collection fees and apparently this is often granted.
The courts ruled in 2018 that banks must bring both the money judgement as well as the application for a sale in execution on the same date.