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We obtained a judgment from MCOL that our builder needs to

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We obtained a judgment from MCOL that our builder needs to pay our claim. This is because he did not respond in the statutory time frame.
What options does the builder now have to 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 :

Options are:

Alex Watts :

1) Pay it

Alex Watts :

2) Apply to set it aside on the basis he has a real defence.

Alex Watts :

But he must do that within 30 days or it will be too late

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

how would an application to 'set it aside' work?

Alex Watts :

He would apply to the Court to set aside. The application would be dealt with at a hearing which you can go to and object.

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer:

yes - and he needs to do that within 30 days of the judgment by the mcol?

Alex Watts :

Generally yes. Over 30 days and although can apply to set aside likely to fails as not prompt

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