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    • blacksheep9
    • By blacksheep9 15th Sep 17, 5:58 PM
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    Missed Deadline on CCJ Claim??!
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    • 15th Sep 17, 5:58 PM
    Missed Deadline on CCJ Claim??! 15th Sep 17 at 5:58 PM
    I have received a CCJ claim form today (15/09/2017) this had been posted out to my previous address at which a relative now lives and they only dropped it off today.

    The issue date on the claim for is 23rd August 2017, so I thought I may have missed the deadline of 14days (plus 5 days)...Does this time exclude or include weekends and bank holidays?

    I logged on to MCOL and it let me submit an AOS which I wanted so I could investigate further before submitting a defence. As it has allowed me to submit AOS does this mean I have indeed responded in time or would it let me do this regardless of dates?
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    • sourcrates
    • By sourcrates 15th Sep 17, 6:18 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 6:18 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 6:18 PM
    You only have 14 days from receipt of the claim form to acknowledge service, if you had acknowledged service online, you get 28 days in total.

    I think the clock has timed out, you could still bang in a defense (if you have one) and hope it is accepted.
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    • blacksheep9
    • By blacksheep9 15th Sep 17, 7:13 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 7:13 PM
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    • 15th Sep 17, 7:13 PM
    Thanks for the prompt response, after doing some digging it seems the claim may be justified and something I have missed .....I can pay the money owed in a couple of weeks so do I

    Wait until the judgement comes through and then contact the claimant within a month and pay in full.....hoping this means the CCJ wont appear on my credit file?
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