With most litigation performed in-house we can
often avoid the cost of employing a solicitor or barrister. Over 80%
of legal action is dealt with by the County Courts. Most debts are
relatively straight forward and do not justify the costs and expenses of
Methods of Enforcement
There are more than one type of bailiff and
they each have different powers. Which one you use depends on what type
of debt you have and in which court the judgment was awarded.
These are usually effective for people who
have assets. A charging order on a property is also effective with
members of the general public. With commercial debts you can can ask the
court to divert funds owed to your debtor by his creditors.
Attachment of Earnings
Also effective against the general public.
You can ask the court for an order to debit
your debtors bank account.
Not really a
method of enforcement but it can force a debtor into court to explain
why they haven't paid the judgment. If the debtor does not turn up
for the examination it is possible that they may be arrested and taken
to prison for contempt of court.
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