The earliest PTC or case conference date available is 4 weeks from the date your claim is filed.
Choose the language or dialect you are comfortable with if you do not understand or speak English. The CDRT will try to arrange for an interpreter of the language you have chosen for your CDRT proceedings.
Print a copy of the Notice of Pre-trial or Case Conference and the claim. You will have to serve these documents together with a copy of your evidence to the respondent within 14 days after the date of filing of the claim.
When: within 14 daysof the date of filing of the claim.
You will have to serve a copy of the following on the respondent:
The evidence you submitted to the CDRT.
The Notice of Pre-trial or Case Conference.
You can serve the documents through one of the following ways:
What it is
Delivering hard copies of the documents personally to the respondent.
Sending hard copies of the documents in an envelope to the last known residential or registered address of the respondent.
Submitting soft copies of the documents to the respondent through CJTS.
Delivering the documents by any means as directed by the CDRT.
If you need to amend your claim, you would need to first file an application to obtain the court's approval.
To file an application to amend, select Request for Amendments under the Online Applications tab in CJTS.
When:before the date of the first PTC or case conference
You must file a declaration of service (DOS) with proof of service after serving the claim and Notice of Pre-trial or Case Conference on the respondent.
Examples of proof of service include a Singpost registered post slip or a form signed by the respondent to acknowledge they have received the documents from you.
Log in to CJTS. Under the Online Applications tab, select Declaration of Service and follow the instructions.
If the respondent attends the PTC or case conference, the court will consider the respondent's reasons for not filing a Reply, and may adjourn the PTC or case conference for the respondent to file a Reply.