Debt Collection in Italy
Debt Collection in Italy. Why is important to have the right information before starting a collection procedure? What kind of information you really need? In this article i will try to explain how the procedure works in Italy and why is so important to have the right information to support it.
Debt Collection in Italy – The first step
In Italy the procedure to recovery a debt starts with the Formal Notice sent by a Lawyer. This letter is useful not only to advise the debtor and induce him to pay, but also to interrupt the limitation period. A Formal Notice sent straight from the creditor or a Debt Collection Company is usually ignored. It is suggested a Formal Notice sent by a Lawyer. This is more efficient and usually induce the debtor to reply or take contact with the lawyer in order to start a negotiation. If the debtor refused to settle up in this step a judicial procedure is necessary to recovery the debt
Debt Collection in Italy – The Business Information before the Judicial Step
Whilst a lot of Countries in Europe have a small credit procedure more efficient and simple, in Italy the Judgement is still long and expensive. It’s very important to check if the debtor can pay or not before starting the judge, to avoid loosing of time and money. With a business information you can trace the debtor, check the assets, including the bank account, and have a global vision of his real estates. The report Recovery Full gives you a global information about the debtor’s assets, so you can decide if it’s worth it or not.
Debt Collection in Italy – Enforcement of a Judgement
If you have started a judicial procedure you’ll arrive to obtain a Judgement (in Italiano Decreto Ingiuntivo): this is the final step where the judge order the debtor to settle the payment. Unfortunately this is not automatic, since you have to enforce the judgement and try to seize the debtor’s assets. The Report Recovery Full gives you all the assets of an individual or company, in terms of
- Bank Account details, to seize the bank account and ask for payment straight to bank’s debtor
- Job or Pension, to seize part of the salary or pension (generally 1/5)
- Vehicles, like Cars or Trucks you can seize
- Real Estates, to seize them through the legal procedure
- Business Interests, like Directorship or Shares hold in Companies
This reports can be provide in English. We can also suggest you Lawyers specialized in debt collection to assist you for the legal procedures.
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