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Saturday 29 December 2018

Cap the costs of going to court: Chapter 13 - Court Fees

"On the Ninth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me nine ways to save on court fees".

Now I know it's not the ninth day yet but give me some poetic licence, especially as these tips are dynamite. The costs of actually issuing court proceedings can be excessive but I'll show you some clever tactics to employ that will help keep them to a minimum. But please note that no refunds are generally now obtainable on hearing fees in cases which settle and that the time for payment of a hearing fee has changed.