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Ash, Solicitor
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I have made a claim in the county court which

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Hello. I have made a claim in the county court for money which is owed to me. The defendant has filed a defence but he has typed it all, including his name where his signature should have been. Is this still valid? Thank you.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
For now please let me know how much you are claiming?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

£135 plus £25 court fee

Did you file online?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.


Did they respond online?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I can see their defense when I logon, but how can I tell if they submitted it online or not? .... and what is the "bar" they are refering to? This is the timeline I see online:

Claim History

You submitted a claim on 03/06/2015 at 12:42:25

Your claim was issued on 04/06/2015

A bar was put in place for Mrs Daniella Spector on 09/06/2015

Mrs Daniella Spector filed a defence on 09/06/2015 at 08:00:56

Ok then yes it is valid. You did not sign the particulars of claim as it was electronic, so the same could apply. But yes it is valid.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you Alex. Could you just tell me what "A bar was put in place for Mrs Daniella Spector on 09/06/2015" means please.

It means you cant enter Judgment because they put a defence in.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hello Alex, I have rated this one "Excellent" too. BTW, they have just paid so I will be closing the county court claim against them.

Ok great!