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Letter Before Small Claim

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Last revision 07/03/2020
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Size 1 page
Rating 4.7 - 47 votes
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Last revision: 07/03/2020

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Option: Help from a lawyer

Rating: 4.7 - 47 votes

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Letter Before Small Claim

This is a letter that can be used before bringing a claim in the small claims court against a business or individual.

The document provides a simple template that enables a person to set out the basis of their claim and what they wish to claim, and complies with procedural rules on pre-action conduct.


How to use this document

Once you have completed this document simply post it to the party against whom a claim may be brought, and wait for them to write to you. If you do not hear from them within 28 days you may wish to take further action in the small claims court.

The letter should be sent as soon as possible after the dispute has arisen but in any event, before you commence any action in court.

In order to prove that the letter was sent, you may wish to send it by recorded delivery, or keep a receipt or other proof of posting.


Applicable Law

Civil Procedure Rules 1998


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