Debt Collection in
Slovenia  

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  • Assistance in the pre-legal phase or Tožba za izterjavo, Tožba and Začasna odredba in the judicial phase
  • Specialists for small, medium, and large enterprises
  • Debt collection in Ljubljana, Maribor or Celje? 95% success rate throughout Slovenia
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Debt Collection Slovenia
Meet our debt collection specialist

When dealing with debt collection in Slovenia, you can count on Bierens to act swiftly and efficiently against your debtor. With more resources than a regular debt collection agency in Slovenia, our experts can help overcome the language, cultural and legal differences that arise when dealing with Slovenian debtors. Our specialists always start in the extrajudicial phase on a No Cure No Pay basis. Should legal action be necessary, then our debt collection lawyers can assist you in the judicial phase when applying for the Tožba za izterjavo (payment order procedure), Tožba (civil proceedings) or Začasna odredba (interim measures). For successful debt collection in Slovenia, find out what our experts can do for you and recover your debt.

 
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Debt collection in Slovenia explained in 7 steps without court intervention

  • Step 1: You can easily upload your claim here. All you have to do is enter your details, your debtor’s details and information regarding your debt collection case in Slovenia.
  • Step 2: Your caseworker will send your Slovenian debtor a demand letter. This will be written in Slovenian and customised according to your case.
  • Step 3: We start our investigation by checking international credit reports and local databases. This way we can understand why the invoice was not paid, which will help us to define our strategy to solve your debt collection case in Slovenia more efficiently.
  • Step 4: Your caseworker will reach out to you to discuss the approach you wish to have. We adjust our strategy accordingly and you can track the status of the case 24/7 through our online portal.
  • Step 5: If your Slovenian debtor fails to respond to the demand letter, then our efforts do not stop there. We will contact your debtor by phone and in writing. By directly contacting your Slovenian debtor, we ensure to avoid any miscommunication.
  • Step 6: In some cases, we can also have your debtor visited by debt collectors. With our contacts across Slovenia and private detectives, we can further investigate your debtor.
  • Step 7: 95% of our cases are solved in the extrajudicial phase without court intervention. With the expertise of our native in-house specialists and the various resources that we have in store for your Slovenian debtor, we can collect your claim. If your debtor refuses to pay or disputes the case, we can continue in the legal phase in consultation with you. Before doing so, we extensively discuss your options and costs.
 
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International experts for debt collection in Slovenia

With a team of more than 115+ experts in international recovery, our lawyers can tell you everything you need to know about debt recovery in Slovenia. With each specialising in different countries and industries, our lawyers can tell you everything you need to know in both the extrajudicial and judicial phases. By overcoming the language, cultural and legal differences, our international debt collection specialist can have your unpaid debt recovered in no time. Find out more about our international team here.

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  • Fast solutions for your cases
  • Real measures to recover your payments
  • The best results for the lowest costs

Debt collection costs: No Cure No Pay debt collection in Slovenia

When solving your debt collection in Slovenia, we aim to recover your debt without court intervention. We start on a No Cure No Pay basis, whereby we charge €165,- for administrative costs. We aim to collect the interest and costs from your debtor; however, this differs per case. With more resources than regular debt collection agencies in Slovenia, you can expect the following:

  • Personal contact with your caseworker
  • Personal contact with your Slovenia debtor by phone and in writing
  • Customised strategy according to your case
  • Access to the largest national and international B2B debt collection databases
  • Real knowledge of local business cultures and payment behaviours
  • Knowledge of national and international judicial proceduresn
  • Honest advice if legal action is necessary

If legal action is required, then we move to an hourly or fixed fee. We will only do so in consultation with you. You can view our fees here.

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Debt collection laws in Slovenia

Debt collection laws in Slovenia may differ compared to the regulations in your country. Often following local procedures is much more effective and faster. With a Slovenian lawyer by your side, they can initiate the following procedures on your behalf:

Tožba za izterjavo: Payment order procedure

In the case of an undisputed claim, the Tožba za izterjavo can be initiated. This is a form of a payment order procedure, which allows creditors to receive an enforceable title in a timely and efficient way. After the court makes a judgment, our lawyer, together with the court bailiff, will immediately take the necessary steps to enforce the judgment.

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Tožba: Civil proceedings

If the case is disputed and the debtor disagrees with the claim, then the debtor can also be summoned for civil proceedings. Both parties will then have to present their cases in court. In some cases, the court makes a judgement immediately or schedules a hearing instead.

Začasna odredba: Intermediate measures

In certain cases, you can also apply for the Začasna odredba. This is an intermediate measure that allows creditors to protect their assets or legal rights. After creditors apply for the Začasna odredba, legal proceedings must be commenced within a certain period of time.

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International debt collection laws in Slovenia

Regardless of where you and your debtor are located, our experts can help creditors with debt collection in Slovenia. If you and your debtor are both nationals of any member state of the European Union, the European Small Claims and European Order for Payment procedures are two legal possibilities that we can initiate on your behalf. Specific conditions apply, which is why it is best to contact our lawyers.

Debt collection enforcement in Slovenia

Once our lawyers have received a judgement against your Slovenian debtor, the judgement will still have to be enforced. Under EU law, judgements obtained in an EU Member State are recognised in other EU countries as well. For the execution of a judgment from your country in Slovenia, your court will issue a certificate. This is then sent to the bailiff in Slovenia together with the judgment. The bailiff can then proceed to ensure that the debt collection judgement is enforced in Slovenia.

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Limitation period in Slovenia

An outstanding invoice cannot be collected forever. Once an invoice becomes time-barred, you cannot recover the unpaid amount through court intervention. That’s why it is important to act on time. With different limitation periods across different countries. Our lawyers can tell you more.

Why hire Bierens rather than a regular debt collection agency in Slovenia?

  • Highest collection rate throughout Slovenia
  • Extensive measures to recover your debt in the extrajudicial and judicial phase
  • No Cure No Pay debt collection in Slovenia
  • Immediate action after uploading your claim
  • 24/7 tracking of your case in our online portal

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Start your debt collection in Slovenia today

Start your debt collection case in Slovenia today! While our international debt collection team gets started on your case, you can resume your regular business operations. Upload your case for immediate action or contact our experts today.

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  • Fast solutions for your cases
  • Real measures to recover your payments
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Find out how we have helped others with international debt collection

From simple debt collection cases to complex legal matters, from small businesses to multinationals across different industries, our specialists have assisted over 24.000 companies worldwide, including Slovenia. Find out how our international specialists and lawyers have helped other companies in similar situations and find the solution for debt collection in Slovenia.

Frequently asked questions about debt recovery Slovenia

How does debt collection work in Slovenia?

Debt collection in Slovenia always starts in the extrajudicial phase where we send your debtor demand letters and contact them by phone. If your debtor disputes the claim or fails to respond, then we can discuss further options including legal action.

How will you recover my debt in Slovenia?

Our debt collection strategy starts in the amicable phase without court intervention first, followed by legal action upon your request. Our approach is always firm and respectful, and you will always be informed of the status of your case.

What are the costs for debt collection in Slovenia?

We handle all out of court cases on a No Cure No Pay basis, also in Slovenia. Our starting fee is €165,- for administrative costs. We aim to recover the principal amount including interest and costs from your debtor as much as possible, however, this differs per case. If you decide to take legal action against your debtor, then we move to an hourly or fixed fee. We do not have any hidden costs and will first consult you before proceeding with any action.

How long does an average debt collection procedure in Slovenia last?

This depends on each situation and debtor. The amicable phase takes a relatively short time because we provide your debtor with limited time to complete the payment. When starting your case, your caseworker will provide an estimate of the duration of your case. Should your debtor fail to respond, then our specialists and lawyers can provide you with an expected outcome or course of action within 4 weeks. If legal proceedings are necessary, the debt collection process takes longer, which depends on the legal proceedings and whether the debtor raises a defense.

When is a debt collection case taken to court?

Our preference is to collect your claim without court intervention. Therefore, we always start a collection in the amicable phase. If your debtor fails to respond or disputes the claim, you can proceed with legal action. We will only do so in consultation with you first.

What chances do I have for a successful recovery in Slovenia

The chance for a successful recovery depends on the nature of your debt collection case. 95% of the cases are solved on a No Cure No Pay basis. Our specialists and lawyers always do their utmost to ensure to collect your claim as fast and efficiently as possible. We always make sure to give you honest and practical advice that will deliver you the best results.

What legal possibilities do I have for debt collection in Slovenia?

If legal proceedings are necessary, we can litigate using the Tožba za izterjavo (Payment order procedure) Tožba (Civil proceedings) or Začasna odredba (intermediate measures). Once we obtain an official court verdict, we can have measures enforced.

Which documents are required when taking my debtor to court?

If your claim is taken to court, then there are several documents that are required to substantiate your claim. This includes a copy of the contract, applicable terms and conditions, order confirmation, proof of delivery, invoices and a copy of the correspondence with your debtor. If additional documents are required, your caseworker will inform you.

What do I do if my debtor is insolvent?

If your debtor is unable to pay because of insolvency, it is advised to contact our lawyers. With different laws regarding bankruptcy, our layers can tell help you determine your chances of recovering your debt.

How long do I have before a debt is written off in Slovenia?

Under Slovenian debt collection laws, payment claims have a limitation period compared to other European countries, with specific ways that can interrupt the limitation period. For more information, we advise you to contact our specialists.