Litigation is the process of taking legal action. Civil litigation generally involves at least a Plaintiff (party commences legal action) and a Defendant (receiving party of the legal action). Both parties do not involve the State and generally the legal action pursues a claim.
Examples of Civil Litigation include matters such as Tenancy Disputes, Debt Recovery etc.
Legal action does not begin in a Courtroom where lawyers argue matters in front of a Judge.
Prior to the legal proceedings, the plaintiff would usually seek legal representation to first send a letter of demand requesting the opposing party to comply with the demands. If the Defendant/Respondent does not comply, lawyer may advise commencing legal action.
Do consult with lawyers to fully understand the process and cost involved.
Not necessarily, it depends on the facts of the matter.
You should always seek legal advice before commencing any legal action.
Our lawyers will take a look at your situation based on the facts and evidences of the matter. Through a consultation, they will analyse the following: –
It is recommended to seek legal advice to understand fully what may or may not happen and whether it is realistic to proceed. Getting an objective view on matters will help you evaluate the benefits and risk of commencing legal action.