When Can I Sue Someone?
If you feel that you’ve been wronged but it’s not a criminal matter to be dealt with by the Police then you may be able to commence Court proceedings against someone. The kinds of disputes that are dealt with under civil law include:
Neighbour disputes over fencing and property encroachment.
Complaint raised by customers or suppliers over failure to adhere to terms and conditions.
Partnership disputes or contract disputes between business partners
Complaints pertaining to real estate which involve buyers and sellers of property.
Commercial litigation also applies to situations where a tenant or landlord raises a complaint over breach of rental contracts.
Homeowners can use civil litigation to sue builders who are in breach of contract with the help of our building dispute lawyers.
Disputes over Wills and Estates can be brought before a civil Court for resolution. Both executors and beneficiaries can bring matters before a Court.
Victims of traffic accidents can file a civil litigation suit which enables them to sue for damages incurred.
Different kinds of legal cases have different time limitations imposed so it’s important that you seek legal advice quickly to find out if you can commence legal proceedings.