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County Court Hearings

Court hierarchy

The idea of a going to court can be unsettling, especially if it’s higher up the court hierarchy. It can also be intimidating, and even a little scary. In fact, Just Law know that when the stakes are high and when there’s a lot of money involved, the rooms in which building disputes are heard become increasingly more serious.

The county court is just that.

When it comes down to it, and whether your building dispute is a residential or a commercial construction dispute, it is no secret that conflict can spiral out of control. Even when the parties involved in a building despite enter the mediation process, a positive outcome can sometimes be an elusive one.

Be it a stubborn party who refuses to yield or a fundamental disagreement, the dispute can sometimes go beyond an outside or objective voice, and as such, requires either a tribunal or official court hearing. Luckily, Just Law is an experienced and highly specialised law firm when it comes to County Court hearings, and will ease any concerns relating to your building dispute.

What is the county court exactly? Well, simply put, and in relation to dealing with building dispute litigation, the county court handles claims that exceed $100,000. Furthermore, when a judge makes a decision in a magistrate’s court that is to be appealed, the matter usually moves up the court hierarchy, and enters the confines of the County Court.

Once there, your building dispute outcome that was handed out by a magistrate judge, can either be agreed with or overturned. This is where things can become particularly stressful, so if heading into a county courtroom sounds worrying, rest assured, Just Law will fight for you, every step of the way.

If the case goes to hearing Just Law will co-ordinate and instruct all necessary experts who we choose for their experience and expertise and high quality analysis and evidence. James Gray does all his own advocacy, so you don’t have to pay 2 lawyers at a hearing!