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Sheriff Officers

Sheriff Officers and Messenger at arms are Scotland's Court Officers who enforce the recovery of debts.

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Council Tax Debt

Council Tax debt is one of the easiest to accrue, but is a priority debt, meaning it cannot be ignored.

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Statute Barred Debts

Can debts die with old-age? In certain conditions certain types of debts can be statute barred.

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Diligence

Charge for Payment

Charge for Payments are legal documents served by Sheriff Officers to demand payemnt of debts.

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Wage Arrestment

Earning arrestments  are used in Scotland by creditors to attach the wages of borrowers.

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Bank Arrestment

Bank  arrestments  are used in Scotland by creditors to arrest the wage of borrowers.

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Attachment Orders

Attachment orders allow sheriff officers to seize the assets of debtors, including cars.

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Exceptional Attachment Orders
What can Sheriff Officers Take?

What are sheriff Officer legally allowed to take from you when execute attachments.

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What is Summary Diligence?

Summary Diligence is a quick way that certain debts can be enforced in Scotland.

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Time To Pays

Time to Pay Directions and Orders are what is known as diligence stoppers and are intended to help those in debt.

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Debt Processes and Solutions

The Debt Arrangement Scheme

The Debt Arrangement Scheme is a formal legal repayment plan. It  is not a type of personal insolvency.

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Protected Trust Deeds

Protected Trust Deeds are unique in Scotland and are a voluntary type of personal insolvency.

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Bankruptcy

Sequestration (bankruptcy) and can be both a voluntary and involuntary form of personal insolvency.

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The Debt Advice Process

What  is the Money Advice Process that money advice agencies use to help their clients with debts.

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Income Maximisation and Benefits

Complete a Benefit Check

Ensuring you are getting all the money you are entitled to is the first step to dealing with your debts.

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Benefit Overpayments

Can the DWP still recover benefit overpayments once you are in a formal debt solution?

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Consumer Credit

Check your Credit Report

Checking your credit report is the first step you should take in dealing with your problem debts.

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