Define: CCJ

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Definition: CCJ


Full Definition of CCJ

A CCJ can seriously harm your credit rating

CCJ is an abbreviation of County Court Judgement, which is a court order made when a creditor successfully argues that you have defaulted on a debt.

The order will state how much you owe to the creditor, and will also detail a repayment schedule which the court decides on after taking into account your financial circumstances.

A CCJ has very serious consequences for your credit rating and will remain on your credit file for 6 years regardless of whether you clear the debt or not.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for CCJ are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 15th February 2020.