Hi good day.I had been served with summo...

Asked by Kenneth on 17-05-2021 11:53:16
Question posted in the Landlord Tenant Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal

Hi good day.

I had been served with summons by the landlord's attorneys for municipality bills in arrears. There are amounts for 7 months. Out of those months there are receipts for payments being done to the municipality. 

I take if now that there are some false claims being made just so that I can be discredited. I want to defend this matter in the court of law and also charge the landlord for wrongdoing. I feel that any false monetary claims should lead to fraud at its highest.

Please check and advise accordingly as to what should I do in this matter as I am an unemployed person who is striving to earn a living.

Thank you 

Kenneth

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 18-05-2021 20:05:54

Hi there Kenneth,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment.

What you need to do is to file a notice of intention to defend the claim (there should be one at the back of the summons) and then you need to file your plea - which is essentially your defence to the claim. 

Att. Patrick 

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