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Business matters sometimes result in litigation. Our lawyers’ top priority is fighting for your bests interests in the event of facing the court.
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Why you need a business lawyer for
Fighting for your best interests
Business matters sometimes result in litigation. Our lawyers’ top priority is fighting for your bests interests in the event of facing the court. With our help you can enter the court feeling confident that we are committed to helping you achieve the outcome you desire.
Educating you on what to expect in court
Going to court for the first time is a stressful experience. A lawyer can ensure you are educated on how the court process runs before you make your appearance. We can assess your individual situation before the court case to provide advice that is tailored for you so you are well-informed to make decisions in the future.
Representing you in court
Facing the court without legal assistance is commonly a daunting prospect. We are here to support you through every step of the process so you do not feel alone or unsupported. We can represent you in court to give you the best possible chance of a successful outcome.
Explaining your options as the case progresses
All cases are different and your options will vary depending on the specific circumstances of your case. We can explain your options and the associated implications in plain language as you move through the court process. We will ensure you are fully aware of what options you have to finalise your court proceeding.
Explaining implications of the outcome
The implications of the outcome of court cases differs depending on the result of the case. We can explain how you can move forward with your life after your court case wraps up.
Frequently asked questions
- An individual cannot afford legal representation or believes the legal fees are excessive;
- An individual does not qualify for a grant of legal aid;
- An individual does not want to engage a lawyer; or
- An individual believes they can effectively run the litigation on their own.
- Discussing your individual situation which may include complex legal terms or issues;
- Explaining what you could be entitled to when you divide your property;
- Explaining your responsibilities and obligations when discussing parenting arrangements;
- Raising issues that you may not have been aware of; and
- Helping you with negotiations if a dispute arises.
Why choose us
We will tell you the truth at all times
We will be honest with you about your prospects of success, issues that arise or the commercial viability of your matter. The first time you come to see us, we will tell you whether you even need a lawyer.
We will respect you and your situation
Our job is not to judge anything you may have done. Our job is to guide your matter and actions moving forward to give you the best possible outcome for you, both legally and personally.
We will listen and understand your needs
We will hear not just what you want to achieve, but why you want to achieve it. We will tell you what you need to do to achieve the outcome you are after, legally, practically and emotionally.
We will stand by you all the way
Your matter doesn’t finish once a court order has been made. We will stay on your matter right up until all of the outstanding issues have been dealt with and the court orders are complied with.
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