County Court Judgement

What Is A County Court Judgement? A County Court Judgement is an order of the court, compelling someone or something, to take a particular action. Usually, a County Court Judgement is for a specific sum of money, so the court has ordered someone to pay the other...

County Court Money Claims Centre Performance

There have been recent reports of the differing limbs of the court system struggling to get through work. Thankfully for small claims matters, the County Court Money Claims Centre and County Court Business Centre, are performing fairly well in terms of turnaround of...

Litigants in person to get assistance under CPR

Under proposed changes to the court rules, represented parties are to help their opponents out. It is very common that parties involved in small claims litigation do not have legal representation, whether by a solicitor or barrister. This is because it is usually very...

Judge Falls Asleep During A Hearing

There was a rather embarrassing news report about a Judge falling asleep during a court hearing. Mrs Justice Parker was according to the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office, given ‘formal advice’ over the incident. She has not therefore been reprimanded or...

The Importance of Following the Court Rules

People using the courts without representation, have often been given very sympathetic and lenient treatment by Judges and court staff. However, not knowing the law or the court rules, is no excuse for failing to follow them. As we explained recently here in the case...