Enforcement fees

Pursuant to Article 610 of The Code of Civil Procedure, creditor shall pay administrative fee. Execution costs are recovered from the debtor.

Pursuant to Article 21 of the Law on Bailiffs the enforcement fees have the following structure:

1) Administrative fee, that consists of general expenses and additional expenses paid for particular operations performed by bailiff.

2) Remuneration to a bailiff for enforcement of enforcement of writs of execution defined by law, making findings of fact by a court order, service of written proceedings issuing out of court by a court order to natural and legal persons in the Republic of Lithuania.

Pursuant to 57 Article of Instruction on Enforcement of Decisions, creditor pays 12 EUR when he subjects the enforcement writ for recovery of maintenance to the bailiff and there is no maintenance debt at that moment.

It is another costs count system when creditor subjects the enforcement writ for recovery of maintenance and maintenance debt to the bailiff. General expenses should be paid by the fixed amounts which depend on the amount of the recoverable maintenance debt (see the table provided below). General expenses (advanced payment) cover the costs of: 1) preparation of resolution to initiate an executive case; 2) initiation of an executive case; 3) preparation of offer or proposal to pay the debt and bailiff‘s fee; 4) preparation of resolution to terminate the executive case and 5) storage, archive and destruction of the executive case. Additional expenses are paid for particular operations performed by bailiff, such as inquiries to state registers and data bases regarding debtor‘s property or income, preparation of resolution to arrest account capital, organizing an auction, preparation of estimation of bailiff‘s fee, etc.

Maintenance creditors can be exempted from the administrative fees if creditors are welfare recipient.

Reoverable amount General expenses Remuneration

Up to 2,9 EUR

12 EUR

8 EUR

2,9 – 14,48 EUR

16 EUR

20 EUR

14,48 – 57,92 EUR

20 EUR

40 EUR

57,92 - 289,62 EUR

 24 EUR

 79,99 EUR

289,62 - 579,24 EUR

28 EUR

19 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 79,99 EUR

579,24 - 868,86 EUR

 32 EUR

18 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 110,06 EUR

868,86 - 1 158,48 EUR

36 EUR

17 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 156,39 EUR

1 158,48 - 1 448,1 EUR

40 EUR

16 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 196,94 EUR

1 448,1 - 2 027,34 EUR

48 EUR

15 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 231,7 EUR

2 027,34 - 2 606,58 EUR

56 EUR

14 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 304,1 EUR

2 606,58 - 3 185,82 EUR

63,99 EUR

13 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 364,92 EUR

3 185,82 - 4 344,3 EUR

79,99 EUR

12 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 414,16 EUR

4 344,3 - 8 688,6 EUR

99,99 EUR

10 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 521,32 EU

8 688,6 - 14 481 EUR

139,99 EUR

8 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 868,86 EUR

14 481 - 28 962 EUR

239,98 EUR

6 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 1 158,48 EUR

From 28 962 EUR

399,97 EUR

4 per cent of the total recovered amount, but not less than 1 737,72 EUR

 

Creditor shall pay administrative fee when enforcement process is impossible of debtor insolvent. The administrative fee consists of general and additional expenses. General expenses depend on the maintenance debt. Additional expenses depend on particular operations performed by judicial officer.