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Applying for an early PIP tribunal hearing

Pet Member Posts: 16 Listener
edited October 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
The DWP have suggested I asked for an early hearing due to compelling circumstances and stress and I had an e-mail from HMCTS saying I should I apply to the judge to ask him to decide if an early hearing is viable.  How quickly does this take and would it be without going to court.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,559 Disability Gamechanger

    It will only be possible to do this if a cancellation became available. Appearing in person is definitely your best option because paper based hearings have a very small success rate, with only 5-8% of those having a decision is their favour.

    All you can do is ask, whether you'll receive it, is another thing because waiting times are huge.
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,557 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Pet
    Have you had anymore thoughts about this? Is there anything we can help with? :)


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