Sheila’s* small business dreams turned to nightmares when she had trading difficulties and couldn’t pay down a $10,000 debt to their finance company.
Sheila tried to negotiate a payment plan, but instead, the finance company commenced proceedings in the District Court to sell Sheila’s family home, adding court and legal costs to the debt. The court registry referred Sheila to LawRight’s State Courts Self Representation Service, where staff and pro bono lawyers helped Sheila settle the matter after only two appointments.
Sheila’s stress and finances were resolved and hours of court time was saved.
(*not their real name)