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Debt Collection in Gdańsk

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Debt collection courts in Gdańsk: 

Debt collection lawsuits in Gdańsk shall be lodged to:

  • For small claims (up to 17.500 EUR) (depending of discrict):

    • District Court for Gdańsk — Północ  — Piekarnicza 10, Gdańsk; or

    • District Court for Gdańska — Południe — 3 Maja 9A, Gdańsk.

  • For other claims:

    • Circuit Court for Gdańsk — Nowe Ogrody 30/34, Gdańsk.

 

Gdańsk debt collection expenses:

At some stage of debt collection, it might turn out, that filling a lawsuits is the only option. Every client shall be aware that filling a court lawsuit in Poland requires to cover the court fees of

  • 5 % of the dispute sum or  
  • 1,25 % of the dispute sum if the client is in possession of debt recognition document.

If the case is won, the court orders, the defeated party to refund court fees to the wining party. 

 

Assets check in Gdańsk — prior to debt collection:

Prior to debt collection it may be reasonable to check assets of Gdańsk based debtor. In order to do this you may review:

  • Company financial statements:

    • Polish Company Register — Piekarnicza 10, Gdańsk,

  • Real Estate register:
    • Property Register — Piekarnicza 10, Gdańsk.

 

Prior to commencing debt collection in Gdańsk: 

Prior to commencing debt collection in Gdańsk and  suing a debtor in relevant court in Gdańsk it is reasonable to undertake following actions:

  • check existance and goodstanding of your Gdańsk debtor, 
  • check debtors official address for deliveries as, in some circumstances, letters may be only effective if thy were delivered to that official address, 
  • check if the contract with your Gdańsk debtor does not have jurisdiction clause excluding jurisdiction of Polish or Gdańsk Courts,
  • check if your claims against Gdańsk debtor are still within the limitation periods.

 

Contact our debt collection lawyers in Gdańsk

Please address your enquiries to: info@dudkowiak.com, we will do our best to answer to you e-mail within 24 hours.