Things You Should Consider Before Filing a Complaint Involving a Business

Things You Should Consider Before Filing a Complaint Involving a Business

January 15, 2018

Do you have a legal complaint involving a business? Here are some things you should consider before you file.

1. Do you have legal grounds?

You need to discuss your complaint with a lawyer experienced in corporate law. They will be able to help you determine if you have enough evidence, or standing in order to go ahead with the complaint. If not, they will be able to tell you ahead of time, saving you money, time and aggravation.

2. Are you sure?

Consulting with a corporate law lawyer is a good thing to consider prior to filing, simply because, depending upon the type of complaint, they will be able to inform you of the exact processes involved. From the timeline to proposed costings and potential outcomes, a good lawyer will be able to tell you upfront what you can expect from your complaint. This way, you will enter into the situation well informed and with your eyes wide open, or maybe decide it’s not worth your time or money after all.

3. How much time and money are you willing to put in?

As stated, a good corporate law lawyer will be able to assess your complaint and advise you on what to expect. You will need to take a careful look at how much time and how much money you are actually willing to put into this complaint before you go ahead with it. Discussing this with your lawyer, may help you to revise your complaint for a better suited outcome or seek different processes for a speedier outcome.

The bottom line is, consult with a lawyer before you issue the complaint. Corporate law is a tricky battlefield and having a great corporate law lawyer by your side is just good sense.

Nicholas Radich of Radich Lawyer’s is a litigation specialist with over 30 years’ experience practising law and providing the best legal advice and representation to my clients. Wherever possible I always try to negotiate a resolution that can be agreed upon by both parties, to avoid entering into a court dispute.