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Charging orders and orders for sale

Court orders securing unpaid debts against land owned by the debtor, and orders forcing the sale of their property.

This content applies to England & Wales
  • Charging order application process

    Procedure for getting and opposing court orders that secure debts against the home, their enforcement and effects.

  • Effect of a charging order on homeowners

    A charging order can be secured against a homeowner's legal interest in a property if they are a sole owner or equitable interest if they are a joint owner.

  • Orders for sale

    Courts can make orders for sale to enforce a financial interest in property, procedure and defences differ depending on who brought the claim and why.