DEBT RECOVERY - PROCEEDINGS IN FRANCE
Every company manager has to face one day an indelicate customer, who will delay or never even pay his bills. Such a behaviour put your cash flow at risk and can sometimes lead your company to its loss. You can and should fight against these behaviors.
Firstly, you should send reminders by email or simple mail; Sometimes, a lack of organization explains this delay, which is then immediately remedied;
However, if, despite this first reminder, your customer still does not proceed with payment, it is necessary to act quickly, because unpaid bills are often the first signs of more serious difficulties;
You should then immediately approach a legal professional who may send an official letter of formal notice to your debtor;
This letter is a necessary and mandatory prerequisite to any referral to the courts, and should mention specific information;
As a matter of fact, you could
have to justify this attempt before the Judge;