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Fast Track Court Procedure & Litigant in Person

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Arrgh! I have received some much appreciated advice from Mumsnetters about this matter in the past and completion of a form N181.

I am acting as a litigant in person representing my mother who is deceased in relation to a sum of money owed to her estate. Due to the amount involved it is being dealt with as a fast track matter.

I recently issued an order to amend the defendants name to include other names that she is known by. The court advised that there would be a hearing next week at the court local to me. Today I have received a notice that the court hearing is being amended to a telephone conference that the "claimants solicitors are to arrange."

I have no solicitors, I have tried ringing the court and the phone line is busy and then goes dead. What do I need to do? I had planned to attend the court, can I still do that?

And the telephone conference will also consider a request to transfer the proceedings to a court closer to the defendant. Can I object to this? All the witnesses are local to the current court, one has a medical condition that makes travel difficult (not impossible) and one has young children to consider.

Please any advice would be really gratefully received.

Thank you

F&T

Sootica Thu 22-Sep-16 22:03:33

Which court is it in? You can email the court to enquire

Its in a County Court - do you need to know which one?

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