LITIGATION

Our litigation department is highly regarded by clients and correspondents across the country. Thanks to the excellent cooperation with court officials, our department can provide first-class service to our clients in all litigation issues.

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LIQUIDATION & SEQUESTRATION

At Nielen Marais Incorporated legal services, our lawyers offer immediate legal representation in liquidation and sequestration matters. We are confident that we are able to assist you in the best possible way should you require our professional expertise.

GENERAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION

We help businesses, families and individuals resolve legal problems promptly and cost-effectively, often without having to resort to litigation.

HIGH SUCCESS RATES

The strategies we use in court ensure that you receive the best possible outcome after trial.

HIGHLY AFFORDABLE

We are committed to delivering professional legal advice at an affordable rate.

EXPERT LEGAL ADVICE

We have the experience and knowledge to deal with all legal matters that face businesses and individuals today.

LITIGATION FAQ’S

Have a legal question? Check out our FAQ section for answers to all of your questions, or ask your own questions here.

What are pleadings?

Pleadings contain the parties’ allegations, defenses and the facts on which those claims are based. Pleadings include the complaint, answer to the complaint, counterclaims/cross claims, answers to any counterclaims/cross claims, third-party complaints and answers to any third-party complaints.

Is mediation covered under litigation law?

In some cases, yes. Mediation is when two parties decide to try and settle things outside of the court room, even though the court will have to approve the decisions and legally record those decisions. Typically, a third party acts and mediator – such as an attorney or certified mediator.

How long does it usually take for a case to go to trial?

Every case is different and it depends upon the type of case you have and what other cases are pending. Some cases can go to court within a few months while others may take years.

What should I do if I receive notification that someone is suing me?

You should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your situation. When lawsuits are filed with the court, there are deadlines and specific procedures that must be followed. An experienced litigation attorney can advise you on the proper steps, explain the process and draft the necessary documents to ensure your rights are protected.

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