Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
What did the Police do with the allegation? How do you work out £1300?
Generally you can't claim off someone making a complaint. People are entitled and allowed to make a complaint to the Police. Sometimes people just get it wrong, other times people are just mean.
So I dont think you have a claim, unless the person was prosecuted for wasting Police time, but I will outline the process for you.
You need to write and set out your losses and request compensation within 14 days or say you will go to Court within 14 days. You should make sure you send this signed delivery and keep a copy.
If they do not compensate you then you can issue proceedings in the County Court. You can either do this online at: www.moneyclaim.gov.uk or by completing form N1 http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/hmctsformfinder/n1-eng.pdf and take it to your local County Court.
The Court will then issue a claim which a copy will be sent to the Defendant who will have a limited time to defend it, if not you can enter Judgment and enforce.
If the claim is for £10,000 or less it will be a small claim so you will not need legal representation. Over this value you would need representation for trial.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
14 days from when you write. So 14 days, say from today, assuming you send the letter asking for it.
Does that clarify?
Sadly yes. People make complaints up all the time, otherwise people wouldn't be found not guilty at trial.
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