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Legal letter sent to wrong address

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OhWesternWind Thu 16-Jun-11 21:06:51

Hi - could anyone tell me what happens in this case? If a letter threatening court action is sent to a person's previous address, because the person taking action doesn't know their current address, and the person being taken to court only has a limited time to respond before the case goes to court, is this invalid because it's not gone to their current address?

Hope that makes sense! Thanks.

Collaborate Thu 16-Jun-11 21:24:09

Service is by post to the last known address. Courts are often sympathetic to requests for more time.

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