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pip tribunal. any advice?

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gogigi
gogigi Scope Member Posts: 20 Connected
edited January 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
ive got my tribunal in a few weeks and im so scared. does anyone have any advice based on their experiences? 

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  • milesofsmiles1
    milesofsmiles1 Community member Posts: 20 Connected
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    Not really any advise as DWP changed their decision on my claim whilst waiting for an appeal date.. hold firm this may happen for you too.
    Fingers crossed 
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    Not really any advice as DWP changed their decision on my claim whilst waiting for an appeal date.. hold firm this may happen for you too.
    OP has already got a date for the tribunal which suggests that DWP have not changed the decision.
    gogigi said:
    ive got my tribunal in a few weeks and im so scared. does anyone have any advice based on their experiences? 
    Tribunals will usually try and put you at your ease. Remember they are not try8ng to catch you out. They will have reviewed the paperwork. The hearing is an opportunity for them to hear from you about the difficulties you have and they will ask questions to help them understand your difficulties so that they can make an informed decision about your entitlement.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • Lou67
    Lou67 Community member Posts: 8,406 Disability Gamechanger
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    @gogigi

    I just want to wish you good luck with your tribunal, Iv had a face to face one and a telephone one before, and both times was treated very kindly and with respect, it honestly is so much easier than you imagine it’s going to be. I hope this puts you at ease a bit, but I also know it’s easier said than done.

    Take care ❤️
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