If you do not pay the judgment debt or return the goods, the plaintiff can take enforcement action to try to get the goods back or money from you for the value of the goods, damages and costs. The plaintiff can enforce judgment for up to 12 years.
Depending on the terms of the judgment, the plaintiff can enforce judgment by using the following:
For more information about each of these methods of enforcement and what you can do, see
Responding to enforcement action in the 'Debt - small claims' topic of this website.
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Responding to enforcement action you will move to a different part of this website.
If someone has a default judgment against you, you may be able to apply to set it aside. For more information, see
Setting aside default judgment.
If someone is trying to enforce a judgment, you should get