How to Protect Yourself from CL Finance Debt Collectors

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How to Respond to CL Finance Debt Collectors

Getting calls or texts from a debt collection agency may be confusing, especially if you had forgotten about the debt. This is why being contacted by third-party agencies like can be intimidating and stressful.

CL Finance is among the debt collections agencies regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and strictly follows the regulations under this body. These regulations protect the debtors from possible harassment from the debt collection agencies, which is a tendency for most.

If you receive a call or text from CL Finance Debt Collectors and don't know how to respond to them, DoNotPay has a Debt Help UK product that can help you. You'll only need to answer a few questions and let DoNotPay guide you on the next steps to take in response to the communication from CL Finance Debt Collectors.

CL Finance Debt Collectors Contact Details

If contacts you about a debt, you need to verify the information and have it validated. You can contact CL Finance through the following:

CL Finance Debt Collectors Contact Information

Phone Number0870 751 3399
EmailNot available
WebsiteNot available
Registered AddressKingston House Centre

27 Business Park, Woodhead Road

Birstall, Batley

West Yorkshire

Correspondence AddressPo Box 166, Cleckheaton

West Yorkshire, BD19 4WN

FaxNot available

Due to the company's absence on the internet, you can get help faster by calling the customer service, sending a letter through the correspondence address, or visiting the agency's offices.

What Are CL Finance Debt Collectors?

CL Finance is a debt collection agency registered for operation in the UK. They work with creditors to help them recover their money from debtors. The creditor organisations range from small to large, depending on their level of operation.

CL Finance approaches the credit organisations, buys the debt at a discounted price, and then pursues the debtor to pay the total amount. Therefore, if you get a call or message from CL Finance, you can now understand where they got your contact from and why they are calling you.

What Happens if You Don't Pay Your Debt to CL Finance Debt Collectors?

CL Finance is interested in recovering the debt from you and will do so through all the available avenues provided by the law in the UK. That means if they try to reach you for payment and you continue ignoring them, they have the right to sue you in court.

The following actions may be taken if the agency is able to prove that you are guilty.

  1. Pay more fines according to the court judgement issued against you.
  2. Bailiffs may be sent to your home to recover property of the same value as the debt.
  3. The judge may issue a charging order for the seizure of your property.

CL Finance has no right to come to your home or workplace without going to court first.

Have CL Finance Debt Collectors Violated Your Rights?

The Financial Conduct Authority has clear regulations on what a debt recovery agency can and cannot do as they try to recover the debt. For example, debt collectors are not supposed to harass you. You'll know that have violated your rights if they do any of the following.

  • Call you at odd hours of the day, like early morning or late night.
  • Come to your home or workplace to ask for debt repayment
  • Refuse to give you options after contacting a debt advice agency for help.
  • Call you at work without permission or after you've told them to stop.
  • Contact you in a way that you are not comfortable with.
  • Discuss your debt with other people like your family and friends.
  • Pressure you into paying off a debt by borrowing more money.
  • Uses legal language or technical jargon when communicating with you in order to confuse you.

If you notice that the debt collection agency has violated your rights, you can file a complaint with the Financial Ombudsman Service and get help.

How to Make a Payment to CL Finance Debt Collectors

CL Finance's absence from the online space makes it difficult to complete payments online. Therefore, once the agency contacts you about the debt, they let you know the steps to take in order to complete payment. You can also get all the details once you call or send a letter to the company for more information.

How to Respond to CL Finance Debt Collectors With the Help of DoNotPay

Dealing with CL Finance on your own could be risky and dangerous. Remember that they have been in business for years and pressuring debtors to pay up is something they do day in and out. DoNotPay's Debt Help product will help you completely understand your debt situation and guide you in making a better game plan on how to deal with it.

Just follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Search “debt collection” on DoNotPay.

  2. Answer a series of questions about the debt collectors, including when you were contacted and how you were contacted, so we can determine if they have violated any debt collection laws.

  3. Decide which course of action you want to take based on our guidance, such as filing a debt verification request, demanding for the collectors to stop contacting you, or reporting them to a professional trade association.

And that's it. Once you choose the course of action you want to take, DoNotPay will handle the rest. We'll deliver your request directly to the debt collectors via first-class mail or file your complaint automatically with the relevant trade association or ombudsman.

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