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Last year I bought a day return ticket thinking it was an open return. 

Got on the train the next day, got stopped and didn't have enough money to purchase another one.

I was not issued with a penalty notice at the time, as the ticket inspector said that the case was to be 'reviewed'.

 

A few months later, I had received nothing in the post about any penalty so I assumed it was dropped.

I moved out that accommodation (student) in August 2019, having received nothing about it up to that date.

 

Fast forward to now,

I have received a £450 Marston fine at my parent's home in a completely different city to where I currently live and study.

It says a "court order" has been made against me as I have not replied no any previous letters.

This is the first letter I have received about the case, I had no idea this was escalating.

 

The letter was dated 06/1/20, but I have just opened it upon returning from University.

In the letter it says i have 14 days to reply or pay, or an enforcement officer will be attending the property. I don't even live here! 

 

Is there anyway I can reduce this fine and stop bailiffs attending ?

I don't really know what to do

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It doesnt say on the letter, but i believe its Southern Rail, but its now been passed on to Swindon courts

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this has only happened because you moved.

you should have lots more letters inc one from SR about writing back with any mitigating circs.

 

I suggest you contact the prosecutions team stated on the letter and inform them about what has happened.

 

let me go read up as this , I believe you can appeal not sure.

 

what is letter from marstons entitled and what time limits does it give..Notice of enforcement p'haps with a £75 fee and 10 days response time ??

and now a sep letter hand delivered that mentions the addition of a £235 fee?

 

let us know what else you have please

 

dx

 


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Here you go..

read this one..

 

 


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Thanks for the reply. I have only received one letter. 

It states i owe £450.00, and it mentions I have 14 days to pay or contact discuss specific circumstances, or an enforcement agent will be visiting the property.

 

I read the thread you have posted, but unsure about some of the language.  

What would be the best thing to do?

 

I downloaded the Statuary Declaration form that was in the thread, but im not really sure what this means.

Do I fill this out and send it to the court and notify Marston im doing so ?

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yes AFAIK send to Swindon court

you can get the SD sworn at your local county court for free Monday.

 

what i'd do is ring Swindon court monday

tell them what you are doing and that you have not received noting prior to the one marstons letter.

they should arrange to sort marstons out.

 

can you scan it up to pdf 

read upload..

 

 

 


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Sorry i'm a bit confused. What, should I scan up - the Marston letter?

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yes please 

 

read upload carefully!!

 


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Aha devil is in the detail

they have no warrant of control for your present address so cant enforc e anything

 

read it carefully

 

Dx

 


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Sorry, I dont really understand this legal stuff - So they have no power to enforce at the address that this letter was sent to ?

 

So should I ignore this letter, and go directly through the courts?

 

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the warrant must have your correct address on it to be enforced via notice of enforcement etc etc

it doesn't so you didn't get the NoE...

 

hence how they try and cleverly tell you they about their mistake ion the wording of that letter

they know its wrong but hope you don't.

 

call Swindon court Monday as advised.


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Thank you for the help , I very much appreciate it.

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I rang Swindon , looks like it’s not a new case but one dating back to 2018.

This was one that was paid off in full in instalments. 

but the court states there’s  still £100 or so left on the account. 

 

I have a last payment on my bank statement, to martson,  equaling the amount stated by the court.

 

Where have marston pulled this £450 ponds from?!

Guess I wil have to ring them??

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who said it was ever a new case?

 

ask marstons for a breakdown of all payments to date and the DATE they were made

if you missed or were late then is sounds like they issued a NoE to your old address cause you didn't update them? (but equally didn't know too as you thought it settled) and then they have attended and added £325, £480  ...the balance of £310+about £100 owing, that sounds about right.

 

however it doesn't prove the warrant was issued to the correct address, so nulls the NoE etc etc. from being billed

 

again sort of says as much in their letter.

 

can you not also ask the court for a statement too?

 

dx

 

 

 


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