County Court CivilVIC

This comprehensive and easy-to-follow publication provides commentary and civil law precedents for the conduct of proceedings in the County Court of Victoria.

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Overview

 This comprehensive and easy-to-follow publication provides commentary and civil law precedents for the conduct of proceedings in the County Court of Victoria.

Written by experienced civil lawyers, the publication has been designed to assist both seasoned legal practitioners and junior team members, who are acting for either a plaintiff or defendant, and include the following supplementary guides:

  • 101 Subpoena Answers;
  • Demonstrating the Use of Precedents;
  • Enforcement.

From letters of demand and offers of compromise to final hearing, appeals and enforcement, this publication provides focused and practical guidance on procedure and documents and is a must-have for all lawyers acting for clients in the County Court.

Precedents provided with this publication include:

  • Library of letters of demand and example response to letter of demand;
  • Example offer of compromise and Calderbank offer;
  • Library of example consent orders;
  • Example content for seeking injunctive relief;
  • Example terms of settlement;
  • Example deeds of release;
  • Library of events for initiating application;
  • Example defence;
  • Example content for substituted service, and amending initiating application;
  • Example content for interlocutory steps including cross claim, defence to cross claim, summary judgment, summary dismissal, consolidation, security for costs, default judgment, and notice of discontinuance – content for both application and affidavits in support;
  • Example interrogatories, and content for setting aside subpoenas and notices to produce;
  • Example letter instructing expert witness and enclosing Expert Witness Code of Conduct.

The detailed Retainer Instructions ensures nothing is missed and the client is properly advised.

 

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  • Bylawyers
    101 Subpoena Answers
    “The term subpoena is adapted from Latin but was never a Latin word. It has long been an English word. The plural, used in this guide and generally is therefore subpoenas, not subpoenae. In some Australian jurisdictions the term summons is used instead of subpoena, as in Summons for Production, or ...”

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  • Bylawyers
    Overview
    “Jurisdictions, types of subpoenas and other compulsory production While references to legislation and courts in this guide are NSW based, unless otherwise stated, the general law relating to subpoenas does not differ between states – only the procedure in some respects.”

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