The Courts and Tribunals exist to do justice between the parties. There are times where you have exhausted all your reasonable attempts to amicably resolve a dispute and nothing else, it seems, will work other than the intervention of the Court (to issue Orders awarding damages, injunctions and other relief measures against the defendant). The
What is a Court “claim”?
In order to commence civil proceedings before either the Magistrates Court, the District Court or the Supreme Court of Queensland, a party must file a Court document known as a “claim” with the relevant Court registry. A claim is an “
When can a party commence Court proceedings by way of a Court application?
A Court proceeding must be started by claim unless the Uniform Civil Procedure Rule 1999 (Qld) (‘UCPR’) or other legislation (‘Act’) require or permit the proceeding to be
What is a Court “notice of intention to defend”?
If you are served with a Court claim and statement of claim, then you, the “defendant”, are only allowed to take a step in the Court proceeding (i.e. formally defend yourself) if you have first filed a Court