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Daniel
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Experience:  Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court
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We are in the transport industry my partner done a job for a

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we are in the transport industry my partner done a job for a contractor in december last year we sent him a bill for $31,000.00 since then we have only received $10,000.00 from him. We are constantly ringing him for payment but comes up with excuses. i have emailed him but my other half says he dont read emails i dont know what to do now
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: kalgoorlie wa
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.

Hello
At this point all you can do is sue them.

They have paid some, and just give excuses as to payment, there does not seem to be some real defence from them, thus the payment would need to be made.

You can lodge an application to the Magistrates Court:

http://www.magistratescourt.wa.gov.au/C/civil_matters.aspx

I wish to help you in this situation.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
if we went ahead to sue what would the fee be
Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.

The filing fee is $299.

http://www.magistratescourt.wa.gov.au/_files/Magistrates_Court_Fees.pdf

Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.

Hello
I note I have not received a response?
I wish to help you in this situation.

Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.

Hello
I note I have not received a response?
I wish to help you in this situation.

Expert:  Daniel replied 11 months ago.

Hello
I note I have not received a response?
I wish to help you in this situation.