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Registry Trust Report

In May the Registry Trust released a report on the statistics on records received.  The Registry Trust is the statutory register where Judgments, Orders and Fines are recorded. The data covers the previous fifteen months and is broken down into

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Divorce and hidden assets

There has recently been press exposure highlighting the trend for wealthy individuals to attempt to hide assets, assets can be hidden in various ways and these include but are not limited to the following: Hidden cash Deferred bonuses Assets undervalued

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Eviction checklist for landlords

Before you start, you need to ensure that you are using the correct paperwork, there are two pieces of legislation that cover evictions of residential tenants these are section 8 and section 21. Eviction checklist under Section 8 You must have

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The benefits of a Controlled Goods Agreement

If you are owed money, and you have instructed us to act on your behalf to recover the debt this article will outline the controlled goods agreement, what it is and how it works in your favour. Attendance of an

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Unauthorised traveller sites consultation

On 5th April 2018, the Government announced a consultation on the law and powers to deal with unauthorised caravan sites, as these can cause significant distress for both residents, who complain of anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and noise, as well as

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Taking control of goods – the one-year review from the Ministry of Justice

We read with great interest the report on the findings of the one-year review of the new enforcement regulations, having taken part in the research phase as one of the key stakeholders, as did several other High Court Enforcement Officers

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Litigant in person portal

The government has announced that it will shortly be rolling out the litigant in person portal. The portal has been in testing mode and has so far been used by 1,828 people. The portal forms part of the move towards

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Speedy writs of possession

Writs of possession At HCE group we’ve been seeing writs of possession being granted within 48 hours of application. This can be of huge benefit to residential landlords. The timescale of 48 hours for the legal processing of the paperwork

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HCEOA: efficient and effective enforcement

The High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCEOA) has been aware for some time of the significant delays that can be experienced when using county court bailiffs. If a judgment is for a debt below £600 or is a debt occurring

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CPR Part 85 – new guidance provided

High Court Enforcement Group asked Master Victoria McCloud to review two claims that had been brought under CPR Part 85 (Civil Procedure Rule). Master McCloud has reviewed the two claims - Riaz and Celador Radio - and produced a written

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