What are some key points to know going in to civil court? This is a great question to ask if you have never been involved in civil litigation. By striving to educate yourself about the process, you stand a better chance of making a good case for yourself in court. Seeking knowledge will also help you be prepared for whatever might happen during your case.
If you are involved in Calgary's construction industry, you know the financial risks many contractors must face. A large amount of other industries would never agree to operate under these risks, but for the construction industry, they are common. In the Alberta region, those doing business in construction are shielded to a degree by the Builders' Lien Act, which protects contractors, suppliers and labourers who have contributed to the work performed on a construction project.
In the world of business, cultivating and maintaining the right relationships can be a huge boon to your business. At the same time, some relationships can cause lasting damage. Admittedly, it can be tricky sometimes to effectively distance yourself from a person or an entity that might not be beneficial to your business practices. Word-of-mouth travels quickly and when your litigation efforts against a peer or an associate enters the stream of public conversation, it will almost certainly have an effect on your business.