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My court appeal documents - what happens to them now?

Frankie100 Member Posts: 2 Listener

I had a PIP court appeal recently, and copies of my whole medical record, and full PIP and ESA documentation was requested by the judge in February, for my hearing 2 weeks ago.

On the hearing panel's table, was at least 1000 printed papers.
I have my own copies, but what happens to the copy document papers they had in front of them? 

I've only just considered this  :|



  • Frankie100
    Frankie100 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    edited June 2019
    ilovecats said:
    I imagine it's either filed or shredded?
    Yes I've just found that on an appeals info doc online.

    "Please note that after your case has concluded we will only keep your file for a limited period before destroying it"
    It doesn't state how long until this happens though.
  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,595 Scope online community team
    Hello @Frankie100 and welcome to the community!

    Is there a specific reason you want to know how long they hold on to them for? As you found and Ilovecats mentioned, they will be destroyed, but if you want to know how long before that happens I imagine they could answer if you gave them a call. 

    Great profile pic by the way, is it your dog?
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