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Seeking default judgment after late filing of acknowledgement of service or defence (McDonald v D&F Contracts)

Published on: 12 July 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Seeking default judgment after late filing of acknowledgement of service or defence (McDonald v D&F Contracts)
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Jefford J has held that the late filing of an acknowledgement of service or defence, even if made before a request or application to court for default judgment, will not prevent a default judgment from being entered unless the defendant has obtained an extension of time. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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