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Calderbank letter

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28 Aug 07 #2540 by NMMK
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I have just recieved a calderbank letter. I thought this precedent was outdated - am i just being played with or am i missing something

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28 Aug 07 #2543 by JLGsDad
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Calderbank is dead.

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28 Aug 07 #2562 by Louise11
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Calderbank is not dead. Its still around for all court cases that started before the new rules on costs!

Such as ours, where it started in 2004 and has dragged on and on and on ZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Her Solicitors threaten us with costs with every letter they send. Sometimes 11 letters in 14 days! Nice if you can afford it hey!


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29 Aug 07 #2583 by JLGsDad
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Perhaps I should have said that according to my sol Calderbank was dead unless one had been issued before the deadline. However, she doesn't fill me with confidence, so there is a good chance she is wrong and that they are still usable where the case has started.
Seems then that Calderbank is not dead as the corpse is still twitching.

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29 Aug 07 #2591 by DownButNotOut
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I think the magic date was 6th April 2006.

If your ancillary relief proceedings commenced after that date then the new cost rules apply (i.e. open offer letters and a presumption that each side covers their own costs as long as everyone is playing fair)

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