I am sorry but I cannot giveyou good news. I'm afraid you are in difficulty here.
I have to tell you the truth.
I am sorry but it would be wrong of me to avoid givingyou the downside of your
The problem is that I can either tell you whatyou want to hear or I can tell you the truth. Obviously you have interest inunderstanding the truth.
It seems to me fairly obvious that what hashappened here is that you have paid the original sum when it was too late to doso.
It might very well be that that was an error oftheir site but that doesn't change your liability.
I don't know whether or not they would relentif you tried to negotiate with them .
But clearly what they are saying here is thatyou paid the original sum of the fine when you were already appealing to theadjudicator by which time it would have been about 180 pounds.
I'm sorry but this is just not against the law
I am sorry but I have to tellyou the truth.
Do remember that I can only give you myopinion.
Another lawyer may have a different opinion.Litigation needs at least 2 parties and neither goes to court expecting tolose.
Nonetheless, one of them does, even thoughthey have been told by their respective legal advisers that they have a goodchance of success.
If there was a black-and-white answer to everylegal problem there would be no need for anything to ever proceed to court.
The ultimate decision comes from a countycourt judge in a civil case or from the magistrate in a criminal case heard inthe magistrates court or the jury in Crown Court.
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