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Alex Watts : What date is the summons issue please?
This month 5th or 6th of March
Alex Watts : Ok. The judgment is it invalid.
Alex Watts : This is because he has received it.
Alex Watts : He can not file a defence if he wishes and a counter claim against the claimant.
Alex Watts : He should also provide his correct address in covering letter.
Alex Watts : If he does not respond then judgment can be entered and enforced, even if the address is wrong.
Alex Watts : He can't say then he does not know about it because he does.
Alex Watts : He can't tell the court he did not get it, because he has been handed it.
Alex Watts : He should file a defence and counter claim now.
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
One last thing. Can I represent my son both in court and in the writing of the defence ?
Alex Watts :
If it is a small claim yes. But HE needs to sign the defence and be at Court for any hearing.
Alex Watts :
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