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Enforcement of judgment debts

​​​The fees chargeable by the Viscount’s Department are laid down in the First Schedule to the Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998.

Stamp Duties and Fees (Jersey) Law 1998 as amended on Jersey Law website

The enforcement of judgment debts

The discretionary maximum amount chargeable for an unsuccessful attempt at the enforcement of a judgment debt is up to £240. The standard fee for a straightforward case will remain is £30 if only a minimal amount of work is required to establish that the judgment is unenforceable. That notwithstanding, additional work will attract an increase in fee. Generally speaking the new scale will only be charged on successful enforcement or with the lodging of an arrest on wages.

Viscount's Department - Fee scale for enforcement of judgments
<100£40
<500£50
<1000£70
<2500£90
<5000£110
<7500£150
<10000£190
>10000​​£240

Service of process

Where a fixed amount is set for service of a particular type of process, that amount will be charged. Where a discretionary maximum amount is set (for example, up to £240 for service of most Orders of Justice), the standard fee to be charged for a straightforward case will be £100.

Contact the Enforcement Section if you would like clarification of anything contained in this notice.

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