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I assume the original hearing was for an application to set aside. Did you formally request Judgment a second time please?
The original hearing was for the judge to decide whether to set aside the judgement. This was requested by the defendant. He did not set it aside, but said it would be better dealt with in court. The defendant had to lodge his defence with the court within 2 weeks. He was also made to pay my boyfriend travel costs to that hearing and also the money he paid to enforce to the original payment. The defendant paid that money to my boyfriend but did not lodge any case to the court. The judge had said that if this was not done then the original judgement would stand by default. The court has received no papers.
Ok - who are you using as bailiffs?
We just previously used court bailiffs who apparently called there 3 times and nobody was in.
Ok - you really need to change this to High Court Baliffs
You don't have them at present.
You need to apply to transfer it to the High Court, the fee is £60
They can transfer it to the High Court for you
There are no warnings, they just turn up with a writ
They are FAR more effective that County Court bailiffs
No warnings, nothing. They just turn up and demand cash payment or card
But transfer it to the High Court
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
I have spoken with one firm and he was a really nice guy who told me that we could transfer it to the high court and they would deal with it from there. He said that they first write to the defendant and then after 10 days awaiting a response it could take 6 weeks before they would visit. This will give the guy plenty of time to ensure nothing is in his name. This is not acceptable. I know this guy and he will do that. The bailiffs said they cannot gain entry to a private residence. I just wondered if there was a quicker solution?
I would ALWAYS transfer it to the High Court.
They are right, they can not gain entry
If you know that he OWNS a property you can get a charge on the property - secure the debt on it
That would be form N379 and a cost of £100
But securing the debt on property is always good.
Otherwise High Court bailiffs
Can I clarify anything else?
I don't know if he owns the property - how do i find that out?
I think the cost is £3 to check
Can I clarify anything else for you?
No, thank you for your help today! I feel a bit more positive about it all. I will post a good rating. Thank you again for your time.
Thank you and all the best
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