The Complete Guide to Debt Recovery

How to Use the Legal System to Collect Debts Quickly and Painlessly

April 2003
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    1st April 2003
  • ISBN 9781854182272
  • Language English
  • Pages 220 pp.
  • Size 6.25" x 9.25"

An expert guide written in plain English on everything you need to know about using the legal system to recover debts - quickly, efficiently and with no complications.

Guides you through every stage, from deciding to take action to serving a claim and the trial itself
Incorporates all the recent changes to the law as well as changes to be made in the near future
Deals comprehensively with enforcing judgment--an often neglected subject
Helpful sections on bankruptcy, winding up, receivership and administration and frequently asked questions, as well as valuable appendices concerning court fees
Includes examples of important court forms
Practical advice on how to deal with a host of common real-life problems.

The decision to take legal action
Preliminary planning
The issue and service of a claim
The defendant's options on receipt of a claim
After a defence has been entered
Pre-trial and trial
An introduction to enforcement
The enforcement measures
Bankruptcy, winding up, receivership and administration
Progress of the Civil Justice Reforms
Appendix 1 - Court Fees
Appendix 2 - Important Court Forms

Roger Mason

Roger Mason is a highly experienced author and consultant. He has written many best-selling books including The Company Secretary's Desktop Guide and The Credit Controller's Desktop Guide, both published by Thorogood.