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Legal services based on special expertise: Debt collection services - Registration

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you wish to provide debt collection services on a commercial basis, you must register this activity in the legal services register. Debt collection services are the collection of third-party receivables or receivables assigned for the purpose of collection for third-party account if the debt collection is carried out as an independent business.

Anyone who is personally suitable and reliable to carry out the activity and also has special expertise (theoretical and practical) and can prove this accordingly can be registered. Important criteria for the required reliability are

  • previous experience (in particular any criminal offenses) and
  • the financial circumstances.

Registration can be made subject to conditions or linked to requirements. Conditions can be imposed or changed at any time.


Who should I contact?

To the President of the Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein as the competent registration authority in Schleswig-Holstein.

Which documents are required?

In particular, the following must be submitted with the application

  • A summary of the professional training and previous professional experience,
  • Certificate of good conduct in accordance with § 30 Para. 5 of the Federal Central Register Act,
  • Declaration as to whether insolvency proceedings are pending or whether an entry has been made in a debtor register (Section 26 (2) of the Insolvency Code, Section 915 of the Code of Civil Procedure) in the three years preceding the application,
  • Declaration as to whether registration or admission to the bar has been denied, withdrawn or revoked in the last three years prior to the application and - if this is the case - a copy of the decision,
  • Documents proving theoretical and practical expertise,
  • proof of professional liability insurance.
What are the fees?

The fee for registration under the Legal Services Act is EUR 150.00 (plus expenses where applicable) in accordance with the JVKostO.

Legal basis
  • §§ Sections 5, 10, 12, 13, 15 of the Act on Extrajudicial Legal Services (Legal Services Act - RDG),
  • §§ Sections 4, 5 of the Act on Costs in Matters of Judicial Administration (Judicial Administration Costs Act - JVKostG).
Applications / forms

Application forms can be obtained via the justice portal "Announcement platform for extrajudicial legal services".

What else should I know?

Anyone who is legally established in another member state of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) for the purpose of practicing a profession related to the provision of legal services may, under certain conditions, practice this profession temporarily and occasionally in Germany.

General information on courts and judicial authorities can also be found on the website of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

To the President of the Higher Regional Court of Schleswig-Holstein as the competent registration authority in Schleswig-Holstein.

Which documents are required?

In particular, the following must be submitted with the application

  • A summary of the professional training and previous professional experience,
  • Certificate of good conduct in accordance with § 30 Para. 5 of the Federal Central Register Act,
  • Declaration as to whether insolvency proceedings are pending or whether an entry has been made in a debtor register (Section 26 (2) of the Insolvency Code, Section 915 of the Code of Civil Procedure) in the three years preceding the application,
  • Declaration as to whether registration or admission to the bar has been denied, withdrawn or revoked in the last three years prior to the application and - if this is the case - a copy of the decision,
  • Documents proving theoretical and practical expertise,
  • proof of professional liability insurance.

What are the fees?

The fee for registration under the Legal Services Act is EUR 150.00 (plus expenses where applicable) in accordance with the JVKostO.

Legal basis

  • §§ Sections 5, 10, 12, 13, 15 of the Act on Extrajudicial Legal Services (Legal Services Act - RDG),
  • §§ Sections 4, 5 of the Act on Costs in Matters of Judicial Administration (Judicial Administration Costs Act - JVKostG).

Applications / forms

Application forms can be obtained via the justice portal "Announcement platform for extrajudicial legal services".

What else should I know?

Anyone who is legally established in another member state of the European Union or in another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) for the purpose of practicing a profession related to the provision of legal services may, under certain conditions, practice this profession temporarily and occasionally in Germany.

General information on courts and judicial authorities can also be found on the website of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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