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Ash
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If the respondent does not reply to a claim filed with MCOL

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If the respondent does not reply to a claim filed with MCOL within the statutory time, can he later on still appeal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : He can not appeal, but he can apply to set aside.
Alex Watts : He would need to show he acted promptly and that he has a real defence.
Alex Watts : Can I clairfy anything for you about this today please?
Customer:

will the MCOL website alert me when he is late or do i need to check myself?

Alex Watts :

Once you request Judgment then you can see when it is entered.

Alex Watts :

If the other side applies to set aside there will be a hearing and you will be alerted to that by the Court

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer:

i mean - if he files an acknowledgement of service or a response, will i see that in the online mcol portal?

Alex Watts : Yes you will.
Customer:

last question - the date passed, he did not reply so i applied for judgment. How long will it now typically take for judgment to be passed?

Alex Watts : Normally 3 days or so
Alex Watts : Does that help?
Customer:

thank you

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