how can i stop this action untill i get a reply from the county court who dealt with this case in the first place.my rating on the service up to know is excellent service thank you.
in 2007 a rating advisory firm cold called me offering to get a reduction in my buisenes rates,for a fee,they never carried out any sort of survey at my premises,just applied for a rate reduction,which was approved,when i recieved there invoice,i wasnt happy with the service provided,i was told they should of carried out a full survey to get the best reduction for my premises,i contested the fee,next thing i got a summons from northampton county court,i replied back to the court,contesting the amount,never heard nothing back untill,this notice was left in the carpark of my premises tonight.
So you got a rate reduction but didn't pay the bill because you thought they didn't get it reduced enough?
Did you submit a formal defence to the court?
How much money do you owe? When did this go to court?
i got a reduction yes,but another rating advisory firm told me they should of done a full survey of my premises,which they did not,therefore i did not get a proper assetment of my premises,when i replied back to the court iobjected to the amount,i offered a to pay a reduced amount,therfore i waited for the courts response to my offer,i never recieved any sort of reply from the court,therfore i took it the matter was resolved by the court,until this notice tonight,the original owed was £900,the debt now whith cost etc,. is£1908.38p,the original court date was back in2010 i think,i sent everthing back to the court.i have not recieved anything from the court,untill this visit tonight
You need to contact the courturgently to find out exactly what orders there are outstanding against you
It appears that back in 2010judgement was made against you because you did not submit a formal defence.
There is a judgement against youfor £1908 and 38p and now, the claimant has sent bailiffs round to seize goodsto that value.
You need to make an urgentapplication to set aside the order for bailiffs to come round and make anarrangement to pay the debt.
Because the original debt isthree years old it is most unlikely that you could make an application to courtto get the judgement set aside in order to defend it because of the time lapse.
I'm sorry, I appreciate that thisis not the answer you wanted but it appears, from the fact she will have givenme, that you did not submit a defence in the correct format and thereforejudgement was given in default to the claimant although if the original debtwas only £900 I am not certain how it is risen to £1908 and 38p.
At this stage, I am unable toadvise you any further, because I know no more about the history of this thanyou do
ok thank you for your advice,i think the problem lies with northampton county court,i responded in the first instance to them,but recieved nothing from them,inreply,therefore i thought the matter was dealt with by them,untill this thing turned up last night,i am more ashamed and annoyed that this letter was left,in the carpark of my premises,so a member of the public,found it,read it,then passed it on to a friend,resulting in local people knowing about this,surely this is not right,i will go and seek advice on this matter.
Provided that there is indeed a court order, there is nothing youcan do about the note being left in the car park and the hens available to thepublic because the court order is now in the public domain as part of the courtrecords.
Northampton County Court is a bulk processing centre dealing withhundreds of thousands of claims which are then usually passed on to localcourts and it is possible that your documentation simply did not find thecorrect recipient.
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