Whilst never the ideal outcome when renting out your property, part of the job includes dealing with problem tenants. For a range of reasons, you may find yourself in the situation of requiring an eviction. When this occurs, the process can be complex, and in some cases will result in lengthy court cases. It’s understandable […]
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High Court Enforcement Officers: Everything You Need To Know
Who Are High Court Enforcement Officers? A High Court Enforcement Officer, also known as an HCEO, is an officer of the High Court in either England or Wales. Their role is to enforce the judgement of the High Court in a number of ways, by seizing goods, repossessing property belong to the debtor, being two […]
What is the difference between a warrant of control and writ of control?
Warrants Of Control – An Overview Warrants of Control authorize an enforcement agent to go to the debtor’s address to collect any money owed or, alternatively, to remove goods from the address to auction. Enforcement agents are limited to the kinds of goods which they can remove. They are not permitted to remove any goods […]
When does CCJ expire?
Getting a County Court judgement (CCJ) will have a huge effect on a debtor’s credit rating and it will make it much more difficult for them to obtain credit in the future. However, a CCJ does not last forever, as it expires after six years. Paying the CCJ straight away When a debtor has a […]
Benefits of transferring a CCJ up to the High Court
Transferring up a County Court Judgement or CCJ to the High Court has several benefits for those who want to increase their chances to collect the full amount they are owned. This is a more effective method to collect when compared directly with enforcement by County Court Enforcement Officers, and moreover, a more cost-efficient one, […]
What powers do HCEOs have to enter a premises?
There are many stories surrounding High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs), often known as bailiffs, surrounding what they can and cannot do. HCEOs work for the courts and have clear rules about what they can and cannot do. Here is an overview of what powers they have to enter a premises. (more…)
Can an HCEO force entry into a property?
Forced entry by High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEOs) is something that needs to be treated with considerable caution when it comes to recovering any outstanding debts. There are times when the officer needs to get inside the premises for enforcement to be successful and goods to be seized. However, there are strict regulations around what […]
What is the difference between a County Court and a High Court?
Court proceedings to recover a debt or evict trespassers can be complex, which is why it is essential to understand which processes you need to use and which court you need to use to obtain orders. While our team of certificated enforcement officers can advise on which forms you need to apply for and where […]
Able Investigations head to court to renew their certifications
As we continue to work to deliver the best services we can to our customers, we are proud to announce we have recently been to Bristol Civil Justice to renew our certifications. Doing so means our team of enforcement officers are legally able to assist with recovering debt. Our certification allows us to enforce CCJs […]
Why you must make sure your forms are accurate and complete
When making a court claim, it is vital that your court forms are completed correctly and accurately. Whether you’re attempting to chase an outstanding debt, evict travellers or recover rent arrears, forms are necessary to apply to the court and present your case effectively in the first instance. Inaccurate details If you make a mistake […]