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Real or Fake Court Claim ?

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  • Real or Fake Court Claim ?

    I receive a lot of emails asking whether a court claim is Real or Fake. I'm not sure why people consider the court may send a fake court claim to them, but I agree the documents sent out by the court aren't particularly official looking, often poor quality paper that looks photocopied... however, on the page are details of how to log in to either moneyclaim online or moneyclaim beta so to check if a claim is 'real' it is always an idea to register on the relevant gov/hmcts platform and follow the instructions to enter the claim number and password for the claim form received. If you can view the details of the claim it is real.

    There are two primary claims systems which the vast majority of claims are issued through.
    Current MCOL:

    https://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk/web/mcol/welcome
    New trial BETA MCOL:

    https://www.gov.uk/make-money-claim

    They arrive in a brown envelope ( mostly ) with a PO Box address for the County Court Business Centre in Northampton on the back as a return address.


    po box 300 northampton nn1 2tx

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    The claim forms look a bit rubbish... they used to be blue and on quality paper, but you know, austerity....

    Look at the details in the box labelled IMPORTANT NOTE and register and sign in with those details on https://www.moneyclaim.gov.uk/web/mcol/welcome then follow this guide to acknowledge the claim -> Acknowledge Claim and then post on the forum as detailed here -> First Steps



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    It could also look like this if it has been issued through the BETA system at https://www.gov.uk/make-money-claim

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SHORTCUTS

Pre-Action Letters
First Steps
Check dates
Income/Expenditure
Acknowledge Claim
CCA Request
CPR 31.14 Request
Subject Access Request Letter
Example Defence
Set Aside Application
Witness Statements
Directions Questionnaire
Statute Barred Letter



If you received a court claim and would like some help and support dealing with it, please read the first steps and make a new thread in the forum with as much information as you can.





NOTE: If you receive a court claim note these dates in your calendar ...
Acknowledge Claim - within 14 days from Service

Defend Claim - within 28 days from Service (IF you acknowledged in time)

If you fail to Acknowledge the claim you may have a default judgment awarded against you, likewise, if you fail to enter your defence within 28 days from Service.




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