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.
Answer to the Question
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.
Please remember this is a dialog if you have follow-up questions please make the required payment, then use the REPLY button and ask your further question. I would like to continue assisting you, but I need to concentrate on people who make payments for their questions.