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How to run your own court case
by Nadine Behan.
A Redfern Legal Publishing Book, 2009.
A practical guide to representing yourself in Australian courts and tribunals [non-criminal cases]
A step-by-step guide to running a non-criminal case in a court or tribunal, with advice on making and defending a claim, collecting evidence, negotiating a settlement, presenting a case and appealing the result. It includes case studies, checklists, and an explanation of legal terms. This guide applies to all types of civil litigation including family law, neighbour disputes, debt claims, tenancy disputes and appealing a government decision.
Note that the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has replaced 23 tribunals in NSW, including the Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal.
Copies of this book are also available in the Find Legal Answers Tool Kit at your local public library.
© Nadine Behan 2009. A Redfern Legal Centre Publishing book published by University of New South Wales Press Ltd.
While every effort has been made to make the information contained in this book as up to date and accurate as possibleto reflect the laws and the legal system of Australia as at August 2008, its contents are not intended as legal advice. Use it as a guide only and be sure to obtain legal advice for your specific legal problem.