Summary Judgment Proceedings – Part 1

Summary judgment can be sought in certain circumstances when an action is defended, that is, when the person being sued gives notice that he disputes the Plaintiff claim and wants to defend himself and state his case. It is a remedy which is pursued by a Plaintiff...

What is a Default Judgment?

Default Judgment is a judgment entered against a party who has failed to defend an action which has been brought against them.   In a legal action by a way of summons, there are two parties: The Plaintiff- the one who institutes the proceedings. The Defendant- the one...

8 Mistakes to avoid in divorce

Much like other traumatic events, a divorce is often unexpected, unpleasant and, most disturbingly, something for which few people make preparations. Although divorce is hardly a pleasant topic (for most people, at least), there are a few mistakes which, if...