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    My tenancy agreement says that the tenant is liable for interest at the statutory rate, and the judge has awarded me a payment from the tenant which includes interest. The tenant did not turn up in court. I am applying for an attachment of earnings using form N446.

    I phoned the court to ask if I needed to pay any more money and the clerk said I didn't. She also said I couldn't claim Litigant in Person fees, interest or solicitors fees above something like £2.60. So if I'd employed a solicitor I would have to stand the solicitors fees. I said that that can't be right becasue the person who is in the wrong is getting an interest free loan.

    Has anyone else experienced the same?

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