Index Page

Our Bailiff Advice Online website and free helpline was introduced 12 years ago. We have recently updated our website with some additional categories. This Index Page should assist you in finding the right section of our site for your enquiry.

Magistrate Court Fine

Under the Magistrate Court fine category of our website you will find pages dedicated to TV Licence Court fines, Means Enquiry Form (MC100), Notice of Fine and Collection Order, Section 14 Statutory Declarations, Further Steps Notices, the HMCTS Historic Debt Team, Forced Entry rights and much more.

Traffic Enforcement Centre (TEC)

If you have received correspondence about a PCN, Congestion Charge, Dart Charge or Merseyflow  that you were unaware of (usually because correspondence had been sent to a previous address) an Out of Time Witness Statement (Forms TE7 and TE9), or Statutory Declaration can be submitted to the Traffic Enforcement Centre (TEC). All Bailiff enforcement will be temporarily suspended.

Dart Charge and TfL (Transport for London)

If you have received correspondence or a visit from a bailiff in relation to an unpaid Dart Charge, Merseyflow or Transport for London congestion charge,  then all the information you require can be found under this section of our website.

Council Tax/Non Domestic Rates (NNDR)

Under the Council Tax and Non Domestic Rates section of our website, we have pages dedicated to a Liability Order, Payment arrangement with bailiffs, Non Domestic Rates, Attachment of Earnings and much more.

Motor Vehicles/Clamping/ANPR etc

The most common item for a bailiff/enforcement  agent to seize is a motor vehicle so this section of our website is a very important one. If you have a vehicle on finance/HP,  or your vehicle is necessary for your employment and you wish to know whether it can be seized then you should find all the information here.

High Court Enforcement Debts

If you have received a Notice of Enforcement of a visit from a High Court Enforcement Officer in relation to a County Court judgment that has been transferred to the High Court, this section of our website should assist you.

Bailiff Fees

The fees that a bailiff can charge are outlined under the Taking Control of Goods (Fees) Regulations 2014 and are explained in detail under this section of our website.

Bailiff Regulations

When enforcing any debt, a bailiff must abide by statutory regulations as prescribed by law. Each of the relevant legislations is outlined in this section of our website. You will also find copies of all of the statutory notices. There is also a page dedicated to the Taking Control of Goods National Standards.

Complaining about a Bailiff

Since the Taking Control of Goods Regulations was introduced in  2014, there has been a significant reduction in the level of complaints against bailiffs/enforcement agents. However, with approx 6 million debts being enforced each year, it will always be the case that some complaints will be made. If you are looking at complaining about a bailiff this section of our website should assist you.

News Section

Our News Section is very popular. We have articles regarding Dart Charge, Merseyflow, Bailiff Enforcement and Vulnerability and even a page dedicated to Internet Myths about Bailiff Enforcement and much more.

How to contact Bailiff Advice Online

You can contact us at Bailiff Advice Online either by  calling our free helpline or alternatively, by sending a question to us using our online Enquiry Form.  All enquiries are genuinely welcomed. 

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If  you cannot find the information that you are looking for on our Index Page, please feel free to contact us.  You can email a question to us using our online Enquiry Form. Alternatively, can contact our free helpline. Details are on our Contact page.

Lastly, our Simplified Guide to the Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013 can be read here.