Default judgments

A default judgment is an order made against the defendant(s) in the event they fail to respond to the claims made by the plaintiff.

A plaintiff can make this application to the registrar at any time after the time limits for filing the relevant documents have passed.

If you are applying for a judgment in default of appearance or defence, the below guidelines must be observed:



Default judgment forms, including interlocutory judgments can be accessed on the Forms page.

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Page last updated: 21 October 2020