Claims

The forms used for the Small Claims, Ordinary and Summary Procedures are the same, however you must fill in the procedure at the top of each form.

For guidance as to the use of these forms please refer to Court Procedures - Small Claims Procedure or the Guidance Leaflets (which are also available in paper copy at the Court Office/public counter).

1: Small Claims, Ordinary and Summary Procedures

Title & description Format

HC1 - Claim form (general)

For issue of a claim in either the Small Claims, Summary or Ordinary Procedures

Word version

PDF version

HC1A - Claim form - notes for claimant

Guidance to help the claimant complete the claim form HC1

 

PDF version

HC1B - Claim form - notes for defendant

Guidance to help the defendant in replying to the claim form HC1

 

PDF version

HC2 - Defence (general)

General form for defendant to defend a claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC2A - Response pack cover sheet

Describes the forms received by defendant upon service of a claim

 

PDF version

HC2B - Acknowledgment of Service

Form for defendant to confirm service and request further time to file defence

 

Word version

PDF version

HC2C - Admission (specified amount)

For defendant to admit the claim of a specified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC2D - Admission (other than specified amount)

For defendant to admit the claim of an unspecified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC2E - Defence & Counterclaim (specified amount)

For defendant to defend a claim of a specified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC2F - Defence & Counterclaim (other than specified amount)

For defendant to defend a claim of an unspecified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC7A - Request for judgment (specified amount) /Reply to Admission

Form to request judgment is entered where the responsive party has not taken an active step or to reply to an admission in a claim for a specified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC7B - Request for judgment by default

Form to request judgment where the responsive party has not taken an active step in a claim for a unspecified amount

 

Word version

PDF version

HC7C - Request for judgment (unspecified amount)

Form to request judgment is entered in a claim for an unspecified amount where the responsive party has filed an admission

 

Word version

PDF version

HC8A - Application notice (general)

General form for any party to use when making an application to the court

 

Word version

PDF version

HC8B - Application notice (before claim started)

Form to be used to make an application before they have issued a claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC8C - Application notice (permission to serve outside of the jurisdiction)

Form to be used to make an application to seek an order to be able to serve a claim on a party who resides outside of the Isle of Man

 

Word version

PDF version

HC8D - Directions Questionnaire (Summary)

A questionnaire for supplying information to assist the court in giving directions

 

Word version

PDF version

HC8E - Directions Questionnaire (Ordinary)

A questionnaire for supplying information to assist the court in giving directions

 

Word version

PDF version

HC9 - Witness summons

To be served on a person who is requested to be a witness at a court hearing

 

Word version

PDF version

HC10 - Certificate of service

For use by coroner/party to confirm which documents have been served and how and when

 

Word version

PDF version

HC10A - Notice of service on partner

For use by coroner/party to confirm which documents have been served on a partner

 

Word version

PDF version

HC13 - List of documents (standard disclosure)

Form to list documents that are to be shown to the other party

 

Word version

PDF version

HC14 - Notice to admit facts

Form for a party to request the other party to admit certain matters in the claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC15 - Notice to prove documents at trial

Form to request party to prove documents at trial that were listed in their disclosure

 

Word version

PDF version

HC16 - Additional claim form

For issue of an additional claim within an existing claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC16A - Additional claim form - notes for guidance

Guidance to help a party complete an additional claim form HC16

PDF version

HC16B - Additional claim form - notes for defendant

Guidance to help a party in replying to an additional claim

 

PDF version

HC16C - Acknowledgment of Service (additional claim)

Form for a party to confirm service of the additional claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC17 - Notice of offer to settle

Form for a party to complete who is offering to settle a claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC18 - Notice of discontinuance

Form for a party to give notice of discontinuing a claim or part of a claim

 

Word version

PDF version

HC20 - Application for arrestment

Form for a coroner to complete when applying for an arrestment order.

 

Word version

PDF version

HC21 - Application for charging order

Form for a party or a coroner to complete when applying for a charging order

 

Word version

PDF version

HC22 - Application for attendance order

Form for a coroner to complete to apply for an attendance order by a party

 

Word version

PDF version

HC22A - Application for attendance order (company)

Form for a coroner to complete to apply for a attendance order by a company official

 

Word version

PDF version

HC23 - Application for an Instalment order

Form for any party to use when asking the court to grant an instalment order

 

Word version

PDF version

HC24 - Application for an Attachment of earnings order

Form for any party to use when asking the court to grant an attachment of earnings order

 

Word version

PDF version

HC30 - Notice of change of advocate

Form to notify the court and the other side of a change of representation

 

Word version

PDF version

HC31 - Certificate of suitability of litigation friend

Confirming the suitability of a person to be a litigation friend

 

Word version

PDF version

HC43 - Notice of commencement of assessment

Notice for use by a party when they have prepared their bill of costs

 

Word version

PDF version

HC43A - Request for default costs certificate

For a party to complete when requesting a default costs certificate

 

Word version

PDF version

HC44 - Request for detailed assessment hearing

For a party to complete when requesting a detailed assessment hearing

 

Word version

PDF version

HC45 - Statement of costs (summary assessment)

Form to apply for summary assessment of costs after a court hearing

 

Word version

PDF version

HC51 - Pre Trial Checklist

Pre Trial Checklist

 

Word version

PDF version

Guidance notes for HC90 & HC91

Guidance on Payments Into & Payments Out of Court

 

PDF version

HC90 - Payment into court

Payment into court

 

Word version

PDF version

HC91 - Payment out of court

Payment out of court

 

Word version

PDF version

HC100 - Witness Statement

Witness Statement

 

Word version

PDF version

 

2: Chancery Procedure

Title & description Format

HC3 - Claim form (chancery)

For issue of a claim in the Chancery Procedure

Word version

PDF version

HC3A - Notes for claimant (chancery)

Guidance to help the claimant complete the claim form HC3

PDF version

HC3B - Notes for defendant (chancery)

Guidance to help the defendant in replying to the claim form HC3

PDF version

HC4 - Acknowledgement of service (chancery)

Form for the defendant to confirm service of the claim

Word version

PDF version

HC4B - Acknowledgement of service (costs only)

Form for the defendant to confirm service of the claim

Word version

PDF version

HC8F - Directions Questionnaire (Chancery)

A questionnaire for supplying information to assist the court in giving directions

Word version

PDF version

3: Appeals Process

Reference Format

HC11 - Appeal notice (appellant)

Form for use by a party to file an Appeal

Word version

PDF version

HC11A - Notes for appellant (appeal notice)

Guidance to help the claimant complete the Appeal notice HC11

PDF version

HC12 - Appeal notice (respondent)

Form for use by a respondent to an Appeal where they also wish to file an Appeal

Word version

PDF version

HC12A - Notes for respondent (appeal notice)

Guidance to help the respondent completing their Appeal notice HC12

PDF version

4: Doleance Claims

Title & description Format

HC3D - Claim form (doleance)

For issue of a claim in the Doleance procedure

Word version

PDF version

HC3E - Notes for claimant (doleance)

Guidance to help the claimant complete the claim form HC3D

PDF version

HC4A - Acknowledgement of service (doleance)

Form for the defendant to confirm service of the claim

Word version

PDF version

5: Probate Process

Title & desciption Format

HC60 - Claim form (probate)

For issue of a claim in a probate matter

Word version

PDF version

HC60A - Notes for claimant (probate)

Guidance to help the claimant complete the claim form HC60

PDF version

HC60B - Notes for defendant (probate)

Guidance to help the defendant in replying to the claim form HC60

PDF version

HC4C - Acknowledgement of service (probate)

Form for the defendant to confirm service of the claim

Word version

PDF version

6: Admiralty Claims

Title & description Format

HC70 - Admiralty claim form (in rem)

For issue of a claim in a Admiralty in rem matter

Word version

PDF version

7: Possession Claim

Reference Format

HC5 - Claim form (possession)

For issue of a claim in a possession matter

Word version

PDF version

HC5A - Notes for claimant (possession)

Guidance to help the claimant complete the claim form HC5

PDF version

HC5B - Notes for defendant (possession)

Guidance to help the defendant in replying to the claim form HC5

PDF version

HC6 - Defence (possession)

For the defendant to defend a claim in a possession matter

Word version

PDF version

8: Arbitration Process

Title & description Format

HC80 - Arbitration claim form

For issue of a claim in an Arbitration matter

Word version

PDF version

HC4D - Acknowledgement of service (arbitration)

Form for the defendant to confirm service of the claim

Word version

PDF version

9: Continuation sheets

Title & description Format

HCC - Continuation Sheet

For use in all procedures

Word version

PDF version

10: Bankruptcy Forms

Title & description Format

1954 VIII(6)(i)

Sch. 15.3 - Directives Remaining in Force (Bankruptcy Form)

PETITION (Deed of Arrangement)

Word version

PDF version

1954 VIII(6)(ii)

Sch. 15.3 - Directives Remaining in Force (Bankruptcy Form)

Deed of Arrangement

Word version

PDF version

1954 VIII(6)(ii)(a)

Sch. 15.3 - Directives Remaining in Force (Bankruptcy Form)

Form of Affidavit - for person witnessing the execution of Deed of Arrangement

Word version

PDF version

1954 VIII(6)(iii)

Sch. 15.3 - Directives Remaining in Force (Bankruptcy Form)

Endorsement on Accounts for Audit

Word version

PDF version

Page last updated on 28 October 2020