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I run a small family gardening business in the uk ,in short

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I run a small family gardening business in the uk ,in short we had an unhappy customer who issued ccj claim we filled in form 9nb to dispute the claim in full and sent papers recorded delivery and they were signed for within the court papers timescale however a ccj was issued without us receiving a court date to defend this claim, we also believe this was a very speculative litigation from the claimant as the project cost was £3500 and his claim is in excess of £9000,
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer about this? In which country do you live? If different, which country is your legal question related to?
Customer: no U.K.
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: asked you
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no


Welcome to JA.

I am currently reviewing your question and will return to you shortly


When was the CCJ entered?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
4th October 2019


I assume you wish to know how to set aside the judgment and then defend the claim properly.

Is this correct?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
thats it

I suggest you should undertake the following steps ASAP

  • Draft an application explaining to the court that the CCJ ought to be set aside pursuant CPR part 13 ( for the following reasons:
  • You have a real prospect of successfully defending the claim
  • The judgment ought to be set-aside as it appears it was entered in error given you filed the defence within the set-time scales

With regards ***** ***** application please see the link below which you can use to download the application:

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Is That document N244 on the .gov website

Yes that is it

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
yes i have filled that in tonight the same time as typing to you

Ok please send a copy of your defence too as that will show the court your side of the story

Further please also send any evidence to prove you sent the defence within the set-time frames

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
can i send n244 for you to look at and see if i have filled it in correct
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
have not finnish my full defence as was waiting for court date

You can send the N244 and I can check whether you completed the boxes correctly.


Customer: replied 4 months ago.
i have uploaded

Further given reviewing the application is a new matter, please rate the answer given, once rated I will review at no costs and give you my thoughts

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.