by Kristine Hopkins, LLB(hons), LLM, Australian Legal Practitioner Suing someone is not always sensible and simple cases can turn into complex defended litigation costing hundreds of thousands of dollars. At that point, the matter is no longer … [Continue reading] about 13 Questions to Ask the Lawyer before Suing
by Kristine Hopkins, LLM, LLB(Hons), Australian Legal Practitioner You have received a creditors petition and you have a court date looming - what can you do? I receive phone calls from debtors in this situation very often. Sometimes I can help, … [Continue reading] about Have you received a Creditors Petition?
by Kristine Hopkins, LLM, LLB(Hons), Australian Legal Practitioner I talk to business people all the time when things go wrong. Usually when they want to resolve a dispute or sue. Being a dispute resolution specialist, by the time I see the … [Continue reading] about Business is not a Play Pen
Doing work and then not getting paid is not good for business. Why does it always feel bad to chase up slow or non-paying customers? Why do you feel like your being "bad" when you ask for payment? That is the biggest problem I confront as a … [Continue reading] about Don’t Forget to Collect your Debts
Sometimes interstate and rural lawyers engage a "town agent" to attend to court filing, lodgments and court appearances for them. A town agent solicitor can be more cost effective and local lawyers have knowledge of the court processes and civil … [Continue reading] about Victorian Town Agency Lawyers Assist Rural and Interstate Firms