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Representation at bailiff’s office during recovery

The representation is civil legal relationship that arises between representative and the one who’s being represented.

A bailiff shall be a person authorised by the State, empowered by it to perform the functions of enforcement of writs of execution, to make material ascertainments on the factual circumstances, to serve proceedings and carry out any other functions provided by law. A bailiff may provide the services set forth in this Law unless this interferes with the performance of the bailiff’s functions.A person may be appointed a bailiff if he is a national of the Republic of Lithuania, a person of high moral character, the holder of a university degree in law (single cycle, bachelor’s or master’s degree), has served as an assistant bailiff for at least one year after winning a public tender or has practiced law for at least five years after winning a public tender.

Bailiff’s Functions:


  • Must enforce judicial decisions prescribed by law that are executory;
  • Make material ascertainments issuing out of any court;
  • Serve, by court order, written proceedings issuing out of court on natural and legal persons in the Republic of Lithuania;
  • Perform any other duty prescribed by law.

Bailiff’s requests to perform judgment, provide available information are mandatory to all person and shall be implemented within the period prescribed by bailiff. Bailiffs may provide, under the procedure established by law, the following services:


  • to keep/administer property during the process of execution;
  • to make material ascertainments, serve written proceedings issuing out of court on natural and legal persons in the Republic of Lithuania without court order;
  • to provide legal assistance other than representation in courts and in relations with third parties;
  • to sell pledged movable property as collateral in auction;
  • to act as an agent in the performance of property obligations.