Posts Tagged ‘Demand letter’

Last week the partner in my firm was approached by some women who wanted to press charges against a restaurant for discriminatory behavior. The partner’s first step after deciding to take the case was to prepare a demand letter. A demand letter is simply what it says: a letter demanding payment or some other action from someone. An attorney might write a formal demand letter for a client as an attempt to avoid litigation over a dispute and expedite a resolution. A demand letter generally includes: What payment or action is demanded. Why. Law out the facts that led to the writing of the letter. Make sure to get the facts straight; this is also good preparation in case you end up litigating the dispute. Then explain why the person owes money — have they failed to pay for a job done, have they botched a job you paid them […]