Court Forms

County Court forms

Below are the most commonly requested court forms used in the county court, along with a brief description of what they are often used for.

Form N1

File a civil law claim

Use this form if you want to begin a civil law claim against a person or company.

Form N9B

Defend or counterclaim (specified money claims)

Use this form to write your defence (or sue someone back – counterclaiming) where you are being sued for a specified amount, such as a contractual debt.

Form N9D

Defend or counterclaim (unspecified money claims)

Use this form to write your defence defence (or sue someone back – counterclaiming) where you are being sued for an unspecified amount – that is, more or less anything that is not a contractual debt.

Form N224

Set aside a county court judgment (or ask the court for something else)

Also known as an ‘application notice’, this form is used to ask a court to set aside or vary a (county court) judgment, or suspend an enforcement process.

Form N9 (response pack)

Respond to a court claim being made against you

Also known as a ‘response pack’, you should receive this automatically by post when someone sues you. Use this form to inform the court that you intend to defend the case, or admit liability.

Form N225

Request for judgment – specified money claims

Fill out this form where you are suing someone for a specified amount of money, such as a contractual debt, and they have not responded to your claim on time. If the court agrees you will win the case automatically

Form N227

Request for judgment – unspecified money claims

Fill out this form where you are suing someone for an unspecified amount of money – more or less anything which is not a contractual debt – and they have not responded to your claim on time. If the court agrees you will win the case automatically, and a final hearing will be set to decide how much you are owed.