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You should check what type of claim has been issued against you. In most cases, the claim form will be a N1, or Part 7 claim form, but there may be occasions, such as where someone is seeking possession of your property, that a different claim form has been used. In these circumstances, it is vital that you use the correct form to send your reply to the court.

The most common response forms are set out below and are available on the government’s website for downloading or printing.

Part 7 Claims

  • N1C – Notes for defendant on replying to county court claim form
  • N1D – Notes for defendant on replying to county court claim form served out of the jurisdiction
  • N9 – Response pack to a county court claim (including Acknowledgment of Service)
  • N9A – Admission of county court claim for specified amount of money
  • N9B – Defence and counterclaim to claim for specified amount of money
  • N9C – Admission of county court claim for unspecified amount of money or of claim otherwise than for money
  • N9D – Defence and counterclaim to county court claim for unspecified amount of money or to claim otherwise than for money
  • N10 – Notice from court to claimant that acknowledgment of service has been filed in response to a county court claim
  • N11 – Defence form to a county court claim
  • N225A – Notice of part admission to a county court claim (specified amount)
  • N226 – Notice of admission to a county court claim (unspecified amount)
  • N236 – Notice of defence that amount claimed in the county court claim has been paid

Part 8 Claims

  • N210 – Acknowledgment of service to a county court claim (Part 8 claim)
  • N210A – Acknowledgment of service to a county court claim (Part 8 claim for costs only claim)
  • N10 – Notice from court to claimant that acknowledgment of service to a county court claim has been filed

Part 55 Possession Claims

  • N11 – Defence form to a county court claim
  • N11B – Defence form to a county court claim (accelerated possession procedure)
  • N11D – Defence form to a county court claim (demotion of tenancy)
  • N11M – Defence form to a county court claim (mortgaged residential premises)
  • N11R – Defence form to a county court claim (rented residential premises)
  • N133 – Witness statement of the defendant to oppose the making of an interim possession order

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