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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Is the CCJ a "default Judgment"?
Hi Alex, apologies for my late reply. By CCJ I do in fact mean a judgement in default ("default judgement")
Hi, Thank you. The first thing you have to do is make an application to set aside the default Judgment using Part 13 of the Civil Procedure Rules.
The set aside application is made on the grounds that you have a reasonable prospect of successfully defending the claim.
Thsi can be done using an application notice.
You will then have to submit your defence and counterclaim once the default Judgment is set aside.
Given that the default judgement is against the co-defendant and not against me, would the co-defendant need to make the application? And if the judgement is set aside, would the defence only be for the co-defendant, or would I be required to defend as well?
Hi, Thank you. The co defendant would need to make this application.
If you do not think there is any reasonable grounds for bringing a claim against you personally you can apply to have the claim against you struck out under Civil Procedure Rule 3.4(2).
Ah right. That's cleared everything up, thank you!
Hope you enjoy the rest of your day :D
Have you submitted your defence?