I have a debt under $5,000 should I sue?

I am regularly asked this question.  I thought I would write what my usual response is.   Whether debt recovery is worth it from a commercial perspective (cost vs. prospects of recovery) usually depends on three factors. 1.  The debtor; 2.  The type of claim you have...Read More

13 Questions to Ask the Lawyer before Suing

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 commercial. Some lawyers...Read More