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This plain English guide to civil cases in New Zealand was published by The Legal Drive in 2021. It is [available here].
The book provides information about how to run a civil court case in New Zealand. It includes guidance on how to commence a claim in the District Court and the High Court, including what information is needed for particular documents. There is a detailed section on court costs with tables and examples. It also includes chapters on alternative dispute resolution, employment issues, residential tenancies and disputes tribunals. The book is suited to beginners to civil disputes and procedures.
Various articles published by CourtKeys.com in 2015 are available on this website. The content of these has now been revised, updated and included in the 2021 publication Civil Litigation for Non-Lawyers. The 2015 articles are still available [here], although please note that they may now be out of date.
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Dealing with issues on bullying, harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
28 April 2021 – Top Reviews – The 6 Best Lawyers in Hamilton
19 April 2021 – Remote Legal – Paperback edition of Civil Litigation for Non-Lawyers
27 February 2021 – Stuff – MSD tenant does $30,000 damage to Whangārei property, disappears
17 February 2021 – NZLS – Martin Dillon: Civil Litigation for Non-Lawyers
10 February 2021 – Practice Source – NZ: Civil Litigation for Non-Lawyers
10 February 2021 – Law Fuel – Collaboration of Barristers Helps Self-Litigants With New Book
28 September 2020 – Courts of New Zealand – Martin Dillon Submission
17 July 2020 – Stuff – Student teacher had sex with teen student at backpackers
4 September 2019 – Stuff – Filthy, unclad kids on the street as glue-sniffing carer wanders off
19 June 2018 – NZ Herald – Waikato’s wig-wearing bank robber jailed
21 November 2017 – Stuff – Supermarket toilet aisle arsonists sentenced in Hamilton District Court
16 October 2017 – NZ Herald – 600,000 images: Hamilton man’s child porn addiction lands him in jail