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  February 6, 2018
The current Civil Procedure Rules allow for claim forms to be served on a defendant at their usual address if known, or the last known address where the claimant does not know the current address or where the defendant has not provided a current address. If, once served, there is no response to the claim form within the required time limit then the claimant is permitted to request that judgment be entered by default. This results in a County Court Judgment, or CCJ, being registered against the defendant and against the address that was used for service.
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  January 4, 2018
The current Civil Procedure Rules allow for claim forms to be served on a defendant at their usual address if known, or the last known address where the claimant does not know thecurrent address or where the defendant has not provided a current address
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  August 4, 2017
The press have been afloat with coverage of The Court of Appeal decision in the Ilott v Mitson case whereby Heather Ilott has been awarded money from her late mother’s estate despite her late mother specifically excluding her from her Will.
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  July 28, 2017
Civil litigation has been the poor relation of the vast bulk of legal activities certainly when set against Commercial Intellectual Property and Construction Law.
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  July 11, 2017
In March 2017 the Judicial Executive Board revealed plans for the specialist jurisdictions of the High Court of England & Wales to be known collectively as The Business and Property Courts of England & Wales (B&PCS).
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  May 18, 2017
In a recent decision the Court of Appeal has given useful advice to property owners on when to erect warning signs – and when not to do so.
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  May 11, 2017
The Immigration Bill currently going through Parliament is expected to become law later this year. How does this affect landlords of residential property? There are currently civil penalties that apply to landlords that have not checked whether an adult occupier of a residential tenanted property has the right to rent property in the UK.
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  April 18, 2017
The County Court Money Claims Centre (“CCMCC”) has just had its first anniversary and has been part of the Administration of Civil Business’ improvements to the Court system.
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