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08 May 12 #329199 by somuch2know2
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After waiting 3 months for NHS to write referral for MRI and 4 months for FDR, I now find out that I need major surgery next thurs, 4 days prior to court! I can''t afford to postpone. Do I need to be present or can barrister and solicitor sort?

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08 May 12 #329200 by hadenoughnow
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It is possible to arrange to be available by telephone on the day of FDR if illness prevents attendance ... but I think you need to clear this with the court and provide medical proof. I would give the court or your solicitor a call ASAP.

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