Bailiff Advice Guide

A free resource with all the information you need to handle bailiffs properly.

Key Facts

Your Rights

The Law

Complaints

Bailiff Debts

Bailiff Companies

Resources

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Advice Guide

Browse our extensive Advice guide for answers to many commonly asked questions, key bailiff facts, guidance on the law and your rights.


Key Facts
There are some important things you should know about bailiffs if you are expecting a visit.  This section will help answer basic questions and provides some good advice for what to do if a bailiff visits you.


Your Rights
A bailiff cannot take goods from your home that are used for your trade or business.  Neither can they take goods that you need to provide food and shelter for all of the people that live in your home.  Get to know your rights.


Bailiff Notices
Bailiff notices are served when Bailiffs take specific actions. This section is designed to help you understand what notices are for and what they should look like.


Complaints
There are strict rules governing the way bailiffs work in this country and sometimes bailiffs do not comply with the rules.  This guide provides information on lodging complaints against bailiffs.


Debt Problems
Bailiffs exist to collect debts or to collect goods to the value of the debt. The best way to prevent a bailiff from taking control of your possessions is to solve the debt problem.  Here are some debt types and good advice on dealing with the debt.


Bailiff Companies
Bailiff Companies are independent from your creditor and local authorities.  They are companies in their own right. Here is a list of Bailiff Companies in the UK, click to find out more about each of them.


Resources
Practical help to deal with bailiffs.  Download letters and resources to help you deal with bailiffs.

The UK's First Bailiff Relief Charity.

We are a charity that helps people who are facing bailiff action.

Our aim is to aid the prevention or relief of poverty amongst persons who are in debt.