Kiteleys Solicitors

Kiteleys Solicitors. 7 St. Stephen's Court, 15-17 St. Stephen's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset. BH2 6LA. Telephone 01425 278866.
Kiteleys Solicitors is the trading style of Kiteleys Solicitors Limited registered in England and Wales, registered number 03113721. VAT Registration No: 658 8813 79.
This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. A list of directors is available for inspection at our registered office.

How to recover money after receiving Judgement

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Recovering money after receiving judgement

The court will not enforce a judgement unless it has been asked to do so. Judgement can be enforced by asking the court for:

  1. Warrant of control
  2. Attachment of earnings order
  3. Third party debt order
  4. Charging order

 

Warrant of control

A warrant of control gives the court enforcement agents the authority to take goods from the Defendant’s home or business. The enforcement agents will try one of the following:

  1. Collect the money owed
  2. Take goods to sell at auction

You cannot ask the county court to issue a warrant if the amount is over £5,000, but an enforcement agent in the high court can be asked.

Enforcement agents cannot always remove and sell the Defendant’s goods, for example they cannot remove essential household items, tradesman’s tools, or goods under hire purchase or rental agreements.

The enforcement agent will not take the Defendant’s goods if they are not worth enough to pay the warrant after the costs of taking and selling the goods. Goods sold at auction often raise only a fraction of their original value. The Defendant’s goods may also have already been seized by enforcement agents acting under another warrant.

 

Attachment of earnings order

An attachment of earnings order will be sent to the Defendant’s employer telling the employer to take an amount from the Defendant’s earnings each pay day and send it to a collection office.

 

Third party debt order

Usually made to stop the Defendant taking money out of their bank or building society account, the money owed is then paid from this account.

The bank or building society will freeze the account once it has received the order from the court. If the account is overdrawn on the day of the order no money can be taken from it.

The Defendant will be given notice of the order and may stop paying money into the account.

 

 

Charging order

A charging order prevents the Defendant from selling their assets, such as property, land or investments, without paying what they owe.

Money cannot be released until the Defendant sells their assets, in some circumstances an order can be sought to force them to sell their assets.

 

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Kiteleys Solicitors. 40 Haven Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset. BH13 7LP. Telephone 01425 278866.
Kiteleys Solicitors is the trading style of Kiteleys Solicitors Limited registered in England and Wales, registered number 03113721. VAT Registration No: 658 8813 79.
This firm is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. A list of directors is available for inspection at our registered office.