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    • MUBS54321
    • By MUBS54321 12th Sep 17, 10:57 PM
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    Defence Letter
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    • 12th Sep 17, 10:57 PM
    Defence Letter 12th Sep 17 at 10:57 PM
    Hi

    I've had a county order and i have till tomorrow to respond with my defense.

    I'm going to put the defense letter together but i don't know which law cases to cite as the driver was parked in a car park which required a permit.

    The weather was really bad and we were attending a class. I don't believe i was given 30 mins notice by the attendant who slapped on a ticket there and there but i don't have any way of proving this.

    I've read the newbie thread but wanted guidance as to which court cases to sight and examples of defense letters which may be relevant to me.

    Any help or pointing in the right direct would be really great.

    Thanks
    Mubs54321
    Last edited by MUBS54321; 12-09-2017 at 11:35 PM.
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    • Quentin
    • By Quentin 12th Sep 17, 11:25 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:25 PM
    The ppcs monitor this forum and can use your posts against you

    Edit your post to remove details of who was driving
    • MUBS54321
    • By MUBS54321 12th Sep 17, 11:36 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:36 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:36 PM
    Done... Thanks for the advice.

    Do you know which case i can cite for my defense?
    • nosferatu1001
    • By nosferatu1001 13th Sep 17, 12:36 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 12:36 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 12:36 AM
    Defence. U.K. English.

    What was the date of issue? Did you acknowledge the claim to get 14 extra days? Showing us your current defence would also have been sensible, so we can see how near or far away you are.
    • MUBS54321
    • By MUBS54321 13th Sep 17, 6:43 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 6:43 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 6:43 AM
    Date of Issue was 27/08 and i have requested an extension outside the 14 days.

    Is it even worth preparing a defense here. I know i should have been more on the ball here.

    The car park was permit only and there's lots of signs but they are quite high up.

    The weather was really bad and i genuinely didn't realize it was permit only but i don't think i was given the required 30 mins by the parking company.

    Is there a standard defense i can put through?

    My defense was going to be in plain english explaining that the signs were too high and the weather maid the issue worse. We were also with a baby who wasn't feeling too great so we were quite keen to get inside the building to attend the class.

    I hope its not too late and someone can help here otherwise i fear i'll just have to pay up.
    Last edited by MUBS54321; 13-09-2017 at 7:11 AM.
    • nosferatu1001
    • By nosferatu1001 13th Sep 17, 10:45 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 10:45 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 10:45 AM
    Have you called the court to see if your acknowledgement was Accepted? Just call them! Or check on MCOL, as it shoudl tell you. You cant just wait here to be told, be ACTIVE!

    Yes, its worth showing us your defenCe for damned obvious reasons!

    What "required" 30 minutes? If its a BPA member then 10 min before and 10 min after is the usual grace period, but we dont even know that.
    • nosferatu1001
    • By nosferatu1001 13th Sep 17, 10:47 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 10:47 AM
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    • 13th Sep 17, 10:47 AM
    Go on the NEWBIES thread - main page of this parking forum - go to post 2. LOADS of defences linked there.
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