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Ash
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Hi, I've received a court summons from Companies House for

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Hi, I've received a court summons from Companies House for October. I have yet to fill accounts and annual return (over 6 months late) but I am filing all outstanding documents tomorrow (15/09). Can I ask companies house to stop the sourt summons or will it still go ahead?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

Is this a County Court money claim against you please?

Customer:

Thank you ...Not sure...the directors have received it. I think it is for the documents to be filed...can a court summons be stopped. We had an extension up to 31st August. We had outstanding debt with accountant which is now paid and she continued to work on accounts. They will be filed tomorrow. I really hope that we can talk to CH to ask that the prosecution be stopped..

Alex Watts :

Ok - it will say in the stop right hand corner.

Alex Watts :

It will say whether its from a Magistrates Court or County Court

Alex Watts :

Does it say that on it?

Customer:

County court judgement..I really hope I can stop this going ahead or I'll probably be sacked to tell the truth...

Alex Watts :

Ok - and what are they claiming, a sum of money or that documents are lodged?

Customer:

Documents be logged

Alex Watts :

Ok - when is the Court date?

Customer:

October - don't know exact date

Alex Watts :

Ok - then yes if this is done asap then the Company/Directors would only be responsible for the cost of up to issue of the claim

Alex Watts :

So yes any proceedings could be dismissed once lodged

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

Thank you sooo much...stress lifted somewhat...If it is for money and I pay fine can it be stopped then too? I am going to speak to them tomorrow and explain what's happened.

Alex Watts :

Yes it can be

Alex Watts :

Can I help with anything else today?

Customer:

No thanks...that is great...thank you so much for helping.

Alex Watts :

Happy to help. If I could invite you to rate my answer before you go. The button should be at the bottom of the screen

Alex Watts :

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