Magistrates' Court CivilVIC

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

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Overview

This comprehensive and easy-to-follow legal publication provides commentary and precedents for the conduct of civil proceedings in the Magistrates’ 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;
  • Intervention Order.

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 Magistrates' 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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