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These instructions are a guide to help you fill in your form. It is not legal advice. You should make sure that your completed form relates to the circumstances of your case. If you need help, get legal advice.
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Instructions for filling a defence - debt (45kb)
For an example of a completed form, see Sample defence - debt.