Breaking Law: Contents

​Part 1: SOME FUNNY THINGS HAPPENED TO ME ON THE WAY TO COURT

1. Look, No Maths 
2. Let Loose
3. Ron And Reg 
4. Legal Print 
5. Let Right Be Done 

Part 2: HELP!!!

6. Lawyer Or Litigant In Person?


Part 3: IS THE REST OF THIS BOOK WORTH READING?

7. Preserving My Premium Bonds

Part 4: STARTING A CASE AND BEFORE

8. Pre-match muscle flexing
9. Where To Start “This was a court. Do you want mushy peas with your fish and chips?”
10. Time Limits For Starting Court Proceedings - Disaster or Windfall?
11. Getting Your Opponent’s Documents - The sooner the better
12. In Full And Final Settlement - Take it or leave it
13. Court Fees - Save £s £s £s

Part 5 CRIKEY! PROCEEDINGS HAVE STARTED

14. Witnesses And Their Statements - Sock it to ‘em in writing
15. Daft Cases And Daft Responses - The early kill
16. Outside The Court Room For A Civil Case - Waiting around
17. In Court For Your Civil Case - “What am I doing here?”
18. Small Claims - Small but beautiful
19. The Tomlin Order - Kissing and making up after proceedings started

Part 6 JUDGMENT HAS BEEN GIVEN

20. The Register Of Judgments - The ugly face of proceedings
21. Challenging The Judge’s Decision - After court
22. Getting Your Money Under A Judgment - Can’t pay, won’t pay
23. Execution - The bailiff strikes

Part 7 RIGHTS AND WRONGS

24. Interest On Debt, Compensation And Judgments - and now for something completely interesting
25. Compensation For Hassle And Mental Distress - Inconvenience, distress, disappointment, annoyance, frustration, anxiety, displeasure, upset, vexation, tension, aggravation
26. The Litigant In Person’s Bill - And why not?!
27. Court Error Compensation - HMCTS blunder money
28. Money Wrongly Paid To You - Estoppel does you good
29. Company Down Drain: Directors Laughing - Squeezing money out of the culpable
30. Protection From Your Creditors - Though shalt not harass me
31. Claiming On Your Credit Card - The joy of equal responsibility
32. Neglected On Death - Gone but not forgotten
33. Adverse Possession - How to become a landowner without really trying
34. Libel, Slander And Malicious Falsehood - Troublesore v Whitecock - Statement in Open Court
35. Bankruptcy - The ecstasy and the agony
36. Ragbag

Part 8 GONE SHOPPING: SEE YOU IN COURT?

37. At The Supermarket - Lousy plastic bags, parking machine clocks and suspected shoplifting
38. Receipts And Sale Goods And Cheques - and Planes and Boats and Trains
39. The New Consumer Laws - Buyers’ Kit to be carried at all times when away from home
40. Unfair Trading - The Price (and possibly any one of a dozen other things) Is Wrong
41. Small Print - And bigger print

Part 9 HOME UNDER ATTACK

42. Behind With The Mortgage
43. At War With Your Landlord - Home attack

Part 10 RELATIONSHIPS: BEFORE AND AFTER

44. Domestic Violence Damages Claims
45. Cohabitation - The Scandal
46. Pre-Nuptial Agreements With What Should Happen To Fifi Thrown In
47. The No Sex Agreement - A customised marriage or civil partnership
48. Divorce, Judicial Separation, Nullity And Dissolution
59. After The Breakdown
60. Money For The Kids