Author: Dennis Chapman
Published: April 29, 2013
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During the small claims process, you may receive notification that an interim hearing has been scheduled, such as an allocation hearing, an application hearing, or a case management hearing.
Whilst it may not state that you have to attend these hearings, you must attend them. If a hearing has been scheduled for a date and a time then it is presumed that you will attend.
Failure to attend interim hearing could result in your case being struck off, which, could result in default judgement against you. This will result in a CCJ against you and further financial penalties to pay.
Any court documents that are sent to you must be read through carefully, if you have any questions we are on hand to help. It’s better to be safe than sorry!