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  1. Thanks for your advice and best wishes everyone. I had my statutory declaration hearing today and as you all thought ...Reset to the original speeding charge to which I pleaded guilty and dropped the failure to serve charge. Result - £130 fine inc surcharge and 3 points. Thank goodness! Appreciate everyone who took the time to comment some of you so comprehensively. Jen
  2. Thank you so much Man in the middle and Manxman, you’ve been very helpful and I really appreciate your advice. I’ve been going over and over the possibilities and you’ve both helped to put my mind at ease. Fingers crossed everything will be ok. I’ll keep you posted. Thanks again for your support and for taking the time to write such thorough replies, Jen
  3. I will let you all know how I get on when I do a Stat Dec on wednesday morning. I am hopeful that they will accept that I knew nothing of the earlier proceedings and original request for driver details - as this is the truth and should I need evidence I have got that. My hope is that I will be asked to plead for the speeding offence and I will agree to plead guilty if the failure to provide details of driver offence is dropped. However if this doesn’t happen, will I still have to answer to the charge of non disclosure of driver details? If I do have to answer to
  4. Thank you Man in the Middle and ManXman for your comments and advice. I think I am clearly now and I’m just praying that I get offered the “deal” (drop the failure to provide driver charge) as the last think I want is a trial. Emotionally I couldn’t deal with the stress at the moment. Thanks Jen
  5. Thank you Dodgeball. To clarify I have lived in my current address for over 2 years. The offence was committed in Feb 19 and all correspondence went to my old address so I was unaware of it. I received a fine in my absence for not supplying drivers details, had I received the original notification of the offence I would have pleaded guilty and taken the penalty.
  6. Sorry I’m confused - I am pleading guilty to the speeding offence - not trying to defend that. I would like to plead not guilty to the offence of not supplying details of the driver as I would have responded had I received the letters from the police/court but as they were sent to my old address I had/have no knowledge of them. My anxiety lies in the fact although they will believe I had no knowledge of these letters as I have proof of new address etc I am concerned I may be prosecuted for the offence of not supplying my new address to the DVLA which I tried but
  7. Yes I was the owner and driver when I committed the speeding offence (although haven’t seen the evidence yet as have no correspondence relating to the offence). It’s more an issue of the DVLA not being informed of my new address - I tried but it looks like they didn’t receive it. I’m worried I could be prosecuted for not updating my address which I think may carry 6 points and a hefty fine if I am found guilty. I want to clear my name for the offence of not identifying the driver but don’t want to make matters worse for myself and my family.?
  8. Thank you. I guess I haven’t had cause time be concerned as I haven’t had to produce my licence for anything. My tax is renewed by the DVLA via email and I get a reminder by email so I haven’t thought about the new address. I honestly thought I’d informed them and that was that. Thanks for commenting and the support!
  9. Hello, please could I have some advice ahead of my appearance at the Magistrates court on Wednesday. I have requested a Statutory Declaration because I haven’t received any of the mail regarding a speeding offence committed in February. The first I became aware of the offence and court proceedings was yesterday when an ex neighbour and friend called to say that bailiffs had turned up demanding £1100 (court fine of £811 + enforcement fees). I thought it was a misunderstanding as I had sent my VR form back with our new address when we moved but when I checked t
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