How far off is it from your name?
That isn't an incorrect name. That is just a misspelling of your name.
I'm afraid that is not going to render the summons defective.
there is case law on what makes these things defective and it literally has to be such that you couldn't understand it was for you and this clearly was.
In terms of what to do, you have missed the hearing date. I would imagine that you have been convicted in absence which will have an impact upon costs.
Since you accept receiving the summons though there isn't really any ground to get this reopened although you could always apply. I suppose you could put it on the basis that you accept that you were wrong in law but made an honest mistake. The problem is that the Magistrates will probably think you deliberately tried to take advantage of a minor misspelling although the worst they can do is refuse your application.
Failing that, you don't really have too many other options but to make arrangements to pay the fine and submit your licence so that points can be added.
The DVLA will revoke if you do not.
Can I clarify anything for you?
They will write to you with the outcome but you almost certainly would have been if this was in on the 28th.
It doesn't matter who signed for it. Actually they are normally sent out by first class post.
They don't put Magistrates results online.
But they will write to you.
You could phone the court on monday.
If you are in Scotland then it won't be Magistrates but otherwise it would be right
No, not really. The PF would not have any control now.
Oh no. It will only come to that if you don't pay the fines and even would take forever and a day.
Just make arrangements to pay and it will be fine.
You do have an automatic right of appeal but obviously there is no point in that unless you have a defence.