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Establishing Fault in a Small Claim
Establishing Fault in a Small Claim
In a small claim, it is for the claimant to prove their case to a certain standard. This article shows the most common elements in typical cases....
How Court Papers and Documents are Served
How Court Papers and Documents are Served
A guide to how and where to serve court documents. What is meant by good service and what happens when documents are undelivered....
How to Make a Claim in Court
How to Make a Claim in Court
What to think about before starting a claim. How to issue a claim in the county courts and the fees that apply....
Introduction to the Small Claims Court
Introduction to the Small Claims Court
An introduction to the small claims court. The rules that apply to small claims cases. Where and how to start a small claims case....
Making a Complaint About the Small Claims Court
Making a Complaint About the Small Claims Court
Unhappy with the small claims court? Find out how to make a complaint about the handling of your case or your treatment by court staff, here....
Making Small Claims Online
Making Small Claims Online
A guide to issuing a small claim online. What sort of claims can be issued online, who can use the online service and how much it costs....
Mediation to Resolve a Small Claims Dispute
Mediation to Resolve a Small Claims Dispute
A guide to using mediation to resolve a dispute, other examples of Alternative Dispute Resolution and the benefits of using these methods instead of going to court....
Notification of Hearing and Allocation Questionnaire
Notification of Hearing and Allocation Questionnaire
When a claim is allocated to the small claims track. The use and purpose of the Allocation Questionnaire and of a Notice of hearing....
Road Traffic Accident Compensation Claims
Road Traffic Accident Compensation Claims
Road traffic accident claims in the small claims court. What to do if you are involved in an accident and what happens if you bring a claim....
Small Business: Going to Court Over a Debt
Small Business: Going to Court Over a Debt
If you run your own business, and are owed money by a customer or client, at what point do you decide to go to court? Find out here....
Small Claims Advice: Is Your Claim Valid?
Small Claims Advice: Is Your Claim Valid?
The importance of seeking legal advice before starting a small claims case. When to approach a solicitor and where to find free advice....
Unfair Bank Charges Cases in the Small Claims Court
Unfair Bank Charges Cases in the Small Claims Court
Unfair bank charges cases in the small claims court. What sort of charges might be unfair, the OFT test case and what to do if you think you have a claim....
What Happens After a Legal Claim is Issued?
What Happens After a Legal Claim is Issued?
What happens once a legal claim has been issued. A guide to the procedure after issue and the possible responses of the Defendant....
What if the Other Party Makes a Counterclaim?
What if the Other Party Makes a Counterclaim?
What happens when a Defendant issues a Counterclaim and the impact this could have on allocation. The court’s powers to deal with counterclaims....
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