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I assume you issued proceedings here? Did you get Judgment in default or was it an admitted debt please?
Hi Alex, I haven't issued any proceedings as I'm not sure how to go about doing that.
I see, you need to issue proceedings here in the UK
You can't do this online but you need to complete form N1 http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf
Once the Court has issued a claim then the Defendant will either not respond or defend the claim
If the claim is not defended then you can get Jugdment in default.
If the matter is defended then it will be set down for a hearing in the UK
If the value is under £10,000 then its a small claim and you wont need representation
To get Judgment you also need to complete form N510 - http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n510-eng.pdf
It would be box 1 that you would tick
Then you would need to complete form N219a http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n219a-eng.pdf
This goes to the Court and you get a European Enforcement Order
Once you have this then you can apply to the Court in Germany to enforce the Judgement.
I can't tell you about German procedure as a UK lawyer, but as they are part of the EU then the procedure should be the same
Once you send the EEO then the German Court can transfer it to the German Court
You can then enforce it there by sending in bailiffs, bankruptcy, freeze property or bank accounts
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
So basically, I submit this http://hmctsformfinder.justice.gov.uk/courtfinder/forms/n001-eng.pdf - then wait and complete the other forms depending on whether or not it gets contested
Then the claim gets submitted
If no response then N510
Then complete N219a to get an EEO
Then you send that to Court in Germany
Its gets transferred as a German Judgment
You enforce it there.
Does that help?
Great. I'm just looking at the N1 form - it's not clear what to enter into the 'In the' and 'Fee account no.' fields - do you know of a related guidance notes document
Just put your home Court ie, Birmingham County Court.
Fee would be based on £5850 - £455
This is added to the debt
Makes sense. I'll complete the form and submit. When it comes to submitting the forms for judgement will you be able to help answer any questions I have?
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All good, thanks for your help
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