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This letter is relevant in England & Wales.

England Wales

Request a stay of execution in the High Court (sole name)

Use this letter to request a stay of execution in the High Court when you are unable to pay immediately.​

This sample letter covers England and Wales
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Use this letter to request a stay of execution in the High Court when you are unable to pay immediately.​ You can find information on how to use this letter in our High Court enforcement guide

You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in joint names, or want to write to your creditors together because you have worked out a joint budget.

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  • Sign each letter and enclose a copy of your budget if needed.

Letter in joint names

You can choose to send a letter in your own name or in joint names. You may have a debt in joint names, or want to write to your creditors together because you have worked out a joint budget.

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15th June 2024

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