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Court Litigation

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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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.

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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.

Dispute Resolution

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

You are able to represent yourself in a Queensland court, however you may wish to contact a lawyer to discuss the more complex legal matters that you may find difficult to navigate without legal training or experience. If you choose to represent yourself, you must have knowledge about the law and the court process.
Some individuals choose to represent themselves rather than seeking legal advice. This is commonly because:
- 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.
The duration of court cases depends on each individual case. The case could take longer in court if it is complex and requires more time, for example if there are significant disputes or witnesses that need to be called.
The cost of legal representation will depend on your individual situation. For example, for some cases, only one court appearance is required, however for other matters, more than one court appearance is required, rendering the process more expensive.
A lawyer can help you by:

- 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.

We can help you through all aspects of court litigation

Forge Legal’s business lawyers are specialists in all areas of business law and can assist you with all business law matters.

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