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I have a possession order granted on the 26 November 2014.

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I have a possession order granted on the 26 November 2014. It includes a judgment for the Claimant (myself) for £3858.50 (rent arrears) and costs of £280.
Nothing has been paid to date.
The defendant claims Benefits, although I know he also works for cash in hand.
1. How can I go about enforcing this Order?
2. What will it cost me?
3. Can I also claim for the cost to repair the damage to my property totalling £4,992.36?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
1. You have a County Court Judgment. You can enforce by sending in bailiffs, making bankrupt etc.
2. The cost of bailiffs are £100. Cost of bankruptcy far more, £750 plus.
3. Only claim for damage if you have County Court Judgment for that. If you do not have that you need to issue proceedings against the tenant for damage.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Alex
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you Alex that's really helpful. I thought I had to take further action in Court to enforce my Judgment.

Do I contact the Court to engage the Bailiffs?

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Yes you do. You need to fill in a form at the County Court to get the bailiffs involved.
Does that help?
Alex