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Responding To A Claim Defended And Admitted Claims Notes

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? defended claims ? track allocation
? undefended claims ? default judgment GENERAL RULE: TIME WITHIN WHICH D MUST RESPOND

? D has 14 days from service of PoC to: (a) file OR serve an admission; OR (b) file a defence (+ counterclaim); OR (c) file an AoS


? complete admission form in response pack - admit whole OR part of claim D admits whole claim

? D able to pay o if pays whole within 14 days of service of claim form, only liable for fixed costs

? D needs time to pay (1) offer on admissions form to pay by instalments + complete Qs on financial circumstances

(2) C accepts offer + notifies court ? judgment entered in line with offer (3) C refuses offer ? court decides rate of payment D admits part of claim

? file defence for denied part AND admission form for admission (procedure for admitting whole claim)

D DISPUTES CLAIM Acknowledgment of service

? = tear off lower 2/3 of cover sheet on response pack
? use to extend time for serving defence if D: (a) unable to file defence in time; OR (b) disputing court's jurisdiction
? procedure o if an individual, D must state DoB o D must:provide address for service in jurisdiction

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