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MCOL- a bar has been put in place for Mr…..(Defendant).I

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MCOL- a bar has been put in place for Mr…..(Defendant). I hired a buillder to complete interiors of my house. He damaged my property and abandoned the project after collecting a large sum in fees. I filed a county court claim online using MCOL. Recent transactions indicate that the defendant (builder) has filed a defence and a bar has been put in place for him. What does this mean?

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.
Alex Watts :

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

Alex Watts :

For now please let me know what you mean by a bar?

Customer:

I am not sure as I haven't received the paper documents I suspect the builder is being chased for monies by others.The information on line says he has filed a defence . The display is as follows

Customer:


A bar was put in place for Mr,,, on 03/09/2014






Mr G filed a defence on 03/09/2014






Mr G notified the court of a change of address on 03/09/2014



Customer:

I ma sure I will receive further information in post over next few days but am keen to know what this might mean.Ihave just paid £450 in court fee(on line)

Alex Watts :

Ok - but all this says that he filed a defence and that he changed it address

Alex Watts :

It doesn't say anything else?

Customer:

It says A bar was put in place for Mr G(defendant) on 03/09/2014

Alex Watts :

Sadly I can't tell what it is for

Alex Watts :

You do need to wait until you get the paperwork or call the Court.

Alex Watts :

Just saying its a bar could be for a number of reasons

Alex Watts :

He could have entered into an IVA or something, but you just dont know

Alex Watts :

Call the Court

Alex Watts :

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?

Customer:

Ok thanks

Alex Watts :

Does that help?

Customer:

No thanks Good I will await yes it does help I will look up what IVA stands for

Alex Watts :

Individual Voluntary Arrangement

Alex Watts :

There could be a number of reasons.

Customer:

Thank you yes it does help good

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