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A few questions re D8 and C8

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08 Sep 12 #354559 by MrsSadness
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Morning everyone! Just a few questions if I may prevail...

Ok, need a C8, so left Part 1 addy blank, and also under service details - or should
I write please see attached C8 in both part 1 and part 9?

Back to Part 1 - occupation - I put Unemployed lecturer due to illness, is that ok? Re the R''s, I no longer know what he does - so just put ''now unknown to the P''

Part 6, and I struggled with the culling of my UB reasons, in the end HAD to do a continuation page.... I just put ''P needs to use Addendum to complete The Particulars'' Please refer to attached page of A4'' - does that sound ok? I also wrote, ''for ease of reading the P has used abbreviations for the Petitioner and Respondent'' Worried about the over-familiarity here ''for ease of reading!''

I didn''t do it in double line spacing either, having finally fitted it on one page! Surely a judge won''t chuck it out on wrong format! ( I hope!)

Back to need for a C8 - obvious from my Part 6, case of DV, so hope judge will realise - but read somewhere Judge often asks why C8 is necessary which concerns me, for don''t want to hold the Petition up! I think maybe though it pertains more to children, but can anyone tell me if ok to do a d8 with a c8 without any come-back?

So on C8, under omitted contact details, I just wrote ''the address for service is.....'' Is that ok?

Just the minutiae of things, but just double double checking I have completed everything to the very best of my layman''s ability!

As always, many, many thanks for your replies!

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08 Sep 12 #354566 by dukey
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Ok, need a C8, so left Part 1 addy blank, and also under service details - or should
I write please see attached C8 in both part 1 and part 9?

Do both your address and see attached C8, if not they will return it.

Back to Part 1 - occupation - I put Unemployed lecturer due to illness, is that ok? Re the R''s, I no longer know what he does - so just put ''now unknown to the P''

Even less than that, your "unemployed" his occupation is "unknown".

Part 6, and I struggled with the culling of my UB reasons, in the end HAD to do a continuation page.... I just put ''P needs to use Addendum to complete The Particulars'' Please refer to attached page of A4'' - does that sound ok? I also wrote, ''for ease of reading the P has used abbreviations for the Petitioner and Respondent'' Worried about the over-familiarity here ''for ease of reading!''

You write see attached document MS1, m for missus s for sadness, your initials in other words, you should double space and you should not abbreviate, its Petitioner and Respondent not P and R, you want the judge to think oh this is well written and considered, what you don`t want is the judge to think i best take a very close look at this application.

I didn''t do it in double line spacing either, having finally fitted it on one page! Surely a judge won''t chuck it out on wrong format! ( I hope!)


Yes they do, if you send in a block of text often they just don`t have the time to read it, make it easy for the judge.


Back to need for a C8 - obvious from my Part 6, case of DV, so hope judge will realise - but read somewhere Judge often asks why C8 is necessary which concerns me, for don''t want to hold the Petition up! I think maybe though it pertains more to children, but can anyone tell me if ok to do a d8 with a c8 without any come-back?

It depends on the judge, some seem to accept C8`s without question, others question, if the reason is domestic violence include a crime number, then its a given.

So on C8, under omitted contact details, I just wrote ''the address for service is.....'' Is that ok?

Fine.

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08 Sep 12 #354571 by MrsSadness
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Many heartfelt thanks for your reply, Dukey - may I be a pain and ask for clarification? I have dim head on today! LOL! I thought R gets copy of Petition, so how can I put my address on it? I thought that was the whole point of a C8, confidentiality, so he can''t come round here and attack me again? Just don''t get that bit of your very comprehensive and most helpful reply. But as I say, got up with no grey cells today! LOL, but what am I not getting?

Sorry again, to take up your precious time!

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08 Sep 12 #354574 by dukey
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Dear Lady

You can ask all you like, you are very polite after all :)

There are two ways of doing this, given your not a solicitor your probably right just leave your address off all three copies.

What i have seen is the two copies sent to court are marked, one has the C8 stapled to the back the other marked respondent copy, the respondent copy is of course lacking your address the copy with the C8 attached (please staple it) has your address.


I agree though, to save disaster or court muck up just keep your address from D8 and include in C8.

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08 Sep 12 #354586 by MrsSadness
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Oh, thanks Dukey - now I get it! Sorry to have been so stupid! As I say, a touch of sleep-deprivation and hot sweats ( nice!) so not functioning on all cylinders today! LOL!

Ok, will press on with it now. Be back later to ask about re dissapation of assets and sec 37 orders! ( hmm, what a fun time!)

Thank you for taking the time and trouble to suss this for me: I really do love this site: the whole gauntlet of human personality and emotion is run out on here. And - to any newbies out there reading this - join. I have only just got some degree of confidence back due to the knowledge I have learnt and the supportive ethos of this site that underpins it.

Thanks, Sir Dukey - well, you did call me a lady so thought I''d return the honour! ha ha! Have a nice day, and many thanks again!

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08 Sep 12 #354588 by dukey
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ARRRRRGGGGGHHHHH you used the "s" word, its a well known fact that the use of "sir" causes the involuntary evacuation of my bladder, you see the only people who use the "s" word in relation to meeee is the inland revenue, and they do it twice a year.

Excuse me i need to go change :(

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08 Sep 12 #354603 by MrsSadness
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Lol lol and double lol here! As afore-mentioned on here - and hark at the legalese lingo - learnt from here (!) - your humour, LORD Dukey - have knighted you ( LOL) has kept me going through the really dark times over the last few months, not eating, not sleeping, days roll into eachother.... you get the picture!

Point is, sometimes late at night,early morning, I would stumble across a post on completely unrelated subject, so tired was I, but broke out in an actual LAUGH at a humorous response. You, like so many other Wikis, have got me to this stage, ready to take him on, got my sense of humour back, well, a bit of normality.... I so thank you for that, personally LORD Dukey and to all my other friends on here! LOL! A million thanks x squared to all of you..

One day, when all this is over, I will be able to give of my time as you all do. Total nightmare, and only woke up from it when I joined, and got the knowledge, and support, I so need. Fantastic site, hey, already got Platinum status! Quite proud of that! Bear with me, for this case is going to run and run, so unusual a case is it...... I will be on here for years, I bet.

But for now, not got a clue how to pm you with personal case I can''t do publicly for fear of identification.

In meantime,''the emminent Lord'' Dukey, you keep the jokes and humour coming to us all so raw and so in need of a laugh! Such a tonic, I should think. for most of us on here in early stages, not to mention your expertise advice.... and yes, I do yack too much! Sorry!

Be back later. Thank you, Lord Dukey for giving me my latest laugh of the day! May I pm you in future, for this stuff, aka my case, is truly ''out of the ordinary spectre'' so can not post publicly anymore... not on personal stuff anyway. it really is extra-ordinary case, and doing it on my tod, thanks to you guys and gals.

Hmm, think said enough - I am a bit verbose! But LOL again Lord Dukey at joke you made !LOL again.... last poignant question: how is it you got your joie de vivre back, give of your time to help poor old other raw wikis out? I so hope to be able to help others out too, maybe not with the ins and out of S25 MCA, but basic questions I can answer, esp when it comes to DV cases.

Horrified by length of this, I do tend to yack on, so best go and get on with my own forms, the Sir/Lord Dukey! LOL! In meantime, will suss out how to pm you, if that is ok, Lord (!) Dukey! LOL

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