No I will wait thanks.
Sorry not to reply, I am waiting for the person I was talking about to react to your comment. Ben H
My friend has asked the following:
Her reply is:
Yes, the Cour de Cassation was seized within 2 months of the Cour d'Appel's decision. A specialist Cour de Cassation avocat was contacted and he accepted our Case. Our application for legal aid was rejected because the Bureau d'Aide stated that we did not submit the necessary documents for assessment. We did submit the documents and they were posted LRAR, the receipts were received by us. We heard nothing for over two years, although we have recently been informed that our avocat and the specialist avocat were both informed in July 2010 that our application had been rejected and we were out of time. We were not so informed. A letter was sent to the house in dispute, where we cannot live, at the end of October 2012; the letter was sent by the Bureau d'Aide and they invited us to reapply for legal aid. That letter did not reach us until February 2013, it had been forwarded to us by a neighbour in the village where our house is located. Our friend, who speaks fluent French, telephoned the Bureau d'Aide immediately and was told we had requested to reapply. We had not, we did not know until that point that our original application had been rejected in July 2010. The clerk told our friend we had not submitted any necessary documents, LRAR envelopes are not proof of contents. Our friend told the clerk we had submitted all necessary documents. The clerk became very angry, she shouted at our friend that we were out of time and she then disconnected the call.
My friend has this last question please -
"My question was (is!) are we out of time to file at the EUCJ? A straight forward yes or no would give us our next steps."
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