Small Claims Court Limit

The small claims court limit for the types of claim our site is concerned with, is £10,000. The limit for injury claims, is however, going to increase considerably and soon. Small Claims Court Limit In Non Personal Injury Claims In April 2013, the court raised the...

Civil Money Claims

Civil Money Claims has today been introduced by the government as a new online system for commencing money claims up to a value of £10,000. Regrettably, it has made the introduction incredibly low key and there is absolutely no guidance as to what the process involves...

Litigants In Person Should Be Treated Fairly

Following on almost immediately from the court decision that litigants in person should not get special treatment when it comes to failures to follow court rules, the Judicial College has published a report commenting upon treatment of litigants in person. The report...

Small Claims Rules – A Very Important Update

Small claims rules are very important to follow. The difficulty for people going to court, is that the rules can be overwhelming and it is difficult for those unfamiliar to know where to start. The main problem is that the rules for high value claims, also apply to...

Can’t Attend A Court Hearing Date?

In small claims matters, after the directions questionnaires have been filed at court, it will set a court hearing date for the trial to take place. It should take into account any dates you specified to avoid in the directions questionnaire. The court hearing date...