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Help and Advice

Documents published on this site before 12 April 2010 are designated as “pre-devolution”. Some are of an historical nature and will remain unchanged as they are provided solely for reference.

Information leaflets about how to use Courts and Tribunals services which still carry our old title and logo are in the process of being renamed and re-branded. We would wish to make clear that the material they contain is still valid. We thank you for your co-operation during this updating process.

The fact sheets provided by the Enforcement of Judgments Office are for information only. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is accurate. It is not a full statement of the law and you should not rely on it as such. The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information we supply.

The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service cannot provide legal advice. You are advised to seek professional advice from a solicitor (http://www.lawsoc-ni.org/), or independent advice from the Citizens Advice Bureau (http://www.citizensadvice.co.uk/).

The work of the Enforcement of Judgments Office is primarily governed by the Judgments Enforcement (NI) Order 1981. You can view this order on the the legislation.gov website or by clicking on this link http://www.legislation.gov.uk/nisi/1981/226.

Has a court order been made against you?

For help and advice please read the:
Debtor fact sheet (PDF)   
Debtor fact sheet (Word) 

Do you require help with calculating and adding interest for an application form?

For help and advice please read the:
 Calculating interest fact sheet (PDF)   

Calculating interest fact sheet (Word)
 

If you have MS Excel then click here to use our helpful interest calculator (Excel) which will tell you exactly how much interest you are entitled to claim. which will tell you exactly how much interest you are entitled to claim.

Are you aware of the rules surrounding interest on judgments and how this affects Orders Charging Lands and Order Appointing Receivers issued by the Enforcement of Judgments Office.

Have you received a Notice of Intention to Enforce a Money Judgment?

Please read the:
Money notice fact sheet (PDF)  
Money notice fact sheet (Word)

Have you received a Notice of Intention to Enforce a Non-Money Judgment?

For help and advice please read the:
Non-money notice fact sheet (PDF)  
Non-money notice fact sheet (Word)

Have you received a Custody Warrant?

For help and advice please read the:
Custody warrant fact sheet (PDF)  
Custody warrant fact sheet (Word)

Have you received a summons to appear in court?

For help and advice please read the:
Summons fact sheet (PDF)  
Summons fact sheet (Word)

Have you received an appointment letter from one of our Enforcement Officers?

For help and advice please read the:
Appointment letter fact sheet (PDF)  
Appointment letter fact sheet (Word)

Do you require useful information on how to get to other courthouses and offices?

Please click here for a list of our contact details.

Have you received a Notice of Intention to make an Order Charging Land?

For help and advice please read the:
Notice of Intention to make an Order Charging Land fact sheet (PDF)  
Notice of Intention to make an Order Charging Land fact sheet (Word)

Do you require help and guidance with applying for a Certificate of Satisfaction?

For help and advice please read the:
Certificate of Satisfaction fact sheet (PDF)
Certificate of Satisfaction fact sheet (Word)

Have you received a Notice of Intention to make an Order for Delivery of possession of Land?

For help and advice please read the:
Notice of Intention Order for Delivery of possession of Land (EJ20) fact sheet (PDF)  
Notice of Intention Order for Delivery of possession of Land (EJ20) fact sheet (Word)

Have you been served with an Order for delivery of Possession of Land?

For help and advice please read the:
Order for Delivery of possession of Land EJ21 fact sheet (PDF)  
Order for Delivery of possession of Land EJ21 fact sheet (Word)