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 The Accountant of Court


Hadrian House Falkirk

    The Accountant of Court is a court appointed officer who:

    * Supervises individuals appointed  as Judicial Factors or Administrators by the Court to manage estates under the Judicial Factors Act 1849 and the Proceeds of Crime (Scotland) Act 1995.

    * Administers or supervises the administration of property belonging to children under the age of 16 years as required by the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.  

    * Manages funds consigned with the Accountant of Court in accordance with a Court of Session interlocutor or in the process of liquidation proceedings. The Accountant of Court ensures that all funds and property managed or supervised is invested prudently and administered properly.



    LATEST NEWS - 06/04/2020

    Please note:  If you are a Judicial Factor or an Enforcement Administrator and you are/were due to submit an annual/bi-annual account recently, you have been given an automatic extension until 30 April 2020 for submission.  Please check this twitter feed & our website for updates.

     

    UPDATE - 24/03/2020

    COVID-19 - Special Measures

    Following the recent government restrictions, we will only be processing ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL business until further notice. If you have an urgent enquiry email us at funds@scotcourts.gov.uk marking it URGENT.  Please refrain from contacting the AoC re non-essential business.