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A summons (also known in England and Wales as a claim form and in the Australian state of New South Wales as a court attendance notice (CAN)) is a legal document issued by a court (a judicial summons) or by an administrative agency of government (an administrative summons) for various purposes.

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    VIC High-range DUI - No Summons After 7 Years?

    In 2012, I received a 12-month immediate suspension for blowing .199 roadside and I was told that I would receive a summons in the mail by the police. After waiting 12 months, I received no summons, so I walked into Vic roads and they reissued my license (the clerk looked pretty confused). I...
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    WA Stealing as a Servant - What to Do Now?

    I have been charged with stealing as a servant. I have not yet received a summons. This is my first ever offence. What should I do now? Also, on the same day, I had an interview for employment which requires a police check, will it show a pending charge?
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    VIC Datacom - Fixing Pending Charges from 15 Years Ago?

    Hello all, I am applying for a job with Datacom who do national security checks/police clearances. Anyway, the last time I had a police clearance was about 6 years ago and I was cleared, no worries. This time it must have gone a little deeper as apparently, I have something pending in Victoria...
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    Writing a summons guide

    Is there a guide to writing a good summons? Thank you perjury
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    WA Traffic Law - Driving Under Suspension Fines?

    I'm due in court on Jan 3rd for the driving under suspension charge. I pleaded not guilty via mail in November. I wasn’t aware that I was under suspension when I was pulled over. At the time the officer said basically go home and sort out in the morning. Then sent the summons. Both officers...
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    NSW Planning Litigation for r**e at Bond University?

    I would like to pay for a few hours of advice in order to plan litigation if there is a cause of action. My story has been hard for me to recount because retelling it makes me cry and vomit, in a devastated frozen state that lasts whole days. I get flashbacks and I feel it is still happening...
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    QLD Transiting through Brisbane airport with an outstanding court summons in VIC from 2008

    Hi, Title says it all. I have not been in Australia since 2008. Back then, when living in Melbourne I was told I would be issued a court summons for some unruly public behavior. I left not long after, also with some outstanding traffic fines (speeding, driving without a licence on me). Next...
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    NSW directions hearing and submission of summons applications

    I have a directions hearing coming up. The matter is a privacy breach against a government agency. My complaint is very detailed and includes: 1. Allegations, which are serious and some of which involve (alleged) corrupt conduct 2. Reasoning for this allegation, including evidence I have that...
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    SA Unpaid Speeding Fines from 2 Years Ago - Options?

    Hi, On friday morning, 3 police officers come to my house with a summons because, apparently, on the 19th April 2016, I got speeding fines that I haven't paid. I am pretty sure it was paid and if it wasn't how come I could still register my car or renew my drivers licence and why did it take 2...
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    NSW Arrest Warrant for Civil Small Claims Court - Classed as Criminal?

    Hi, If you miss a summons to appear in a small claims civil court case at the local courts and they issue an arrest warrant out for you so they can arrest you and take you to appear in front of the magistrate, is it classed as a ‘criminal’ in your criminal history check?