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Arbitration clauses for landscapers – Protect your trading contracts

Arbitration clauses for landscapers will help ensure that your trading agreements are protected and an even better way to ensure that you are paid for your work. Landscaping is a trade that can often give rise to disputes. You may find a diseased tree that keels over, or neighbours may claim that their property has …

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Avoid the trap of “Cut & Paste” contracts as the fine print costs you

What is the real purpose of contracts?  Anyone can shake hands to make a deal, so why write it down?    Because a contract explains the rules of what happens when an agreement doesn’t go as planned.    That “boilerplate” language that everyone glosses over, all of sudden becomes your “guidebook” as to how to proceed. …

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Arbitration Awards are legally binding

Arbitration Awards are legally binding

If agreed to by the parties in their underlying agreement, Arbitration Awards are legally binding, meaning that if one is issued against you, it is legally recognized and may be reduced to an enforceable judgment by the courts. Arbitration is a process that has been recognized as an alternative to litigation because it is typically …

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Can attorneys use Brief’s online dispute resolution platform to file a claim

Can attorneys use Brief’s online dispute resolution platform to file a debt claim?

Can attorneys use Brief? Absolutely… just imagine a world where you, an attorney, do not have to go through the messy civil law court system to file a debt claim on behalf of your clients. In COVID times, the law courts are at a complete standstill, and the backlog of cases is getting bigger. Budget …

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Filing a civil lawsuit over unpaid debts – How long does it take and how much does it cost?

A civil lawsuit over unpaid debts can take years to be brought to a close and the costs and fees incurred to get there usually outweigh the time and effort. The result is that more often than not, debts are not pursued and are written off, leaving money on the table.   Picture this. Your business …

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Arbitration, Mediation, and Litigation: Which is Right for You?

When you’re dealing with a legal matter, you have enough going on without having to then explore all your options for resolving it. So let’s simplify it and utilize the following solutions dealing with financial disputes that include defaulted loans: arbitration, mediation, and litigation. Litigation: The Costly Road to (Hopefully) Positive Resolution Let’s start with …

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