Disputes in life are inevitable, as such, in times like these you would need the expertise of an experienced litigator who can offer you a tailored solution to meet your needs. Our experienced team of litigation lawyers can assist in advising you on the strengths and weaknesses of your litigation and claims and offer you several options of settling out of court from the onset.
When can I sue someone?
If you feel that you’ve been wronged but it’s not a criminal matter to be dealt with by the Police then you may be able to commence a lawsuit against someone. The kinds of disputes that are dealt with under civil law include disputes between:
The kinds of disputes that are dealt with under civil law include disputes between:
Landlord and tenant
Buyers and sellers of property
Homeowners and builders
Employees and employers
Executors or beneficiaries in deceased estates
Owners of copyrights and patents
Creditors and debtors
Different kinds of legal cases have different time limitations imposed so it’s important that you seek legal advice quickly to find out if you can commence legal proceedings.
How to file a lawsuit
the civil litigation process
Prior to court proceedings being commenced, the first course of action is always to seek a resolution to the dispute, saving both time and money. There are a number of alternative dispute resolution methods that can be used; including round table negotiation, conflict mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. Dispute resolution lawyers can assist with this process.
If all attempts to settle the dispute fail then the dispute will be taken to trial.
Trial proceedings are lengthy and somewhat complex. The particular court forms which need to be completed to commence a civil suit vary according to the type of dispute so its best to seek legal advice in regard to this.
How we can help?
We are experienced dispute resolution civil litigation solicitors and have proven experience across a wide range of civil suits including:
We can help with:
Building and property disputes
Corporate and Personal Bankruptcy
Breach of contract
Breach of copyright
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