Issuing Court Proceedings
Claims for money debts under £10,000 will usually be allocated to the small claims track of the county court. The court fees are fixed on a sliding scale based on the amount of the claim including interest. The costs are claimable from the debtor in a successful claim furthermore, there are also fixed legal costs involved and these are also claimable from the debtor again, in a successful claim. Details of these costs can be found in the Fees section of the website.
If the debtor fails to respond with in 14 days from the date of the proceedings are deemed to be served on them it is then possible to apply for a county court judgment.