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Why Opt for Arida Lawyers Over a Traditional Debt Collection Agency?

When faced with outstanding debts, the choice of representation is critical. At Arida Lawyers, our commitment is to provide a transparent, direct, and client-centric approach. Here's why partnering with us is advantageous:

Direct Communication: With Arida Lawyers, you engage directly with legal professionals dedicated to your case. There's no intermediary; every concern, query, or decision is handled swiftly and personally by our team.


No Commission Fees: Unlike many debt collection agencies that deduct a commission—often ranging from 10% to 25%—of the recovered amount, we ensure that you receive the full sum of what's owed to you. We do not take a percentage cut.


Legal Expertise from the Start: Some debt collection agencies might only involve legal professionals when the situation escalates, requiring you to adjust to a new team or approach. At Arida Lawyers, you receive expert legal guidance from day one.


Transparent Costs: With debt collection agencies, you may find yourself burdened with the dual costs of legal fees and commission, diminishing your net recovery. Our fee structure is straightforward, ensuring you aren't caught off guard by unexpected charges.

What is a Letter of Demand?

A Letter of Demand serves as a formal notice to the Debtor, articulating your legal entitlements. It distinctly outlines:


Debt: The outstanding amount due and payable to you.


Evidence: Invoices and or documents that support your claim to the debt.


Compliance Period: A specific timeframe is provided, within which the Debtor is mandated to comply. This stipulated period serves not only as a benchmark for action but also reinforces the urgency and seriousness of the matter. It is essential for the debtor to adhere to this designated timeframe, as non-compliance may escalate the issue, potentially leading to legal proceedings or further actions. The defined period ensures both parties have clarity on expectations and the impending steps in the debt recovery process

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Letter of Demand

Letter of demand on Arida Lawyers' letterhead, prepared within 24 hours.  Take control of your debtors by submitting the demand form today.

Demand Letter Prepared by a Lawyer

Prepared and emailed by our lawyers to your debtor within 24 hours*

$55.00 Fixed Fee Letter of Demand*

Proven Success

Letter of Demand

Complete the demand form for only $55.00*


Your/Creditor Details

Debtor Details

Debt Details

Upload File

Thank you for submitting your form! One of our Lawyers will now prepare and email the Letter of Demand.

What is a Letter of Demand
Why Choose Arida Lawyers over Debt Collcton Agency?

What Actions are Taken if the Debtor Challenges my Demands?

At Arida Lawyers, every client's concern is addressed with meticulous attention and care. If we receive a counter-response from the Debtor contesting the assertions in the Letter of Demand, our approach is as follows:

Telephone Consultation: We will swiftly connect with you to keep you informed. In our free consultation session, we will discuss the nature of the dispute.


Claim Assessment: Together, we will conduct a preliminary assessment of the strength and foundation of your claim, ensuring you are equipped with a clear understanding of your position.


Prospects of Recovery: A crucial aspect of our discussion will be centred on the chances of a successful recovery. It's imperative for us that you're informed of potential outcomes and can make decisions accordingly.


Strategic Planning: Every case is unique, and our team will outline a preliminary tailored strategy that aligns with your specific situation and objectives.


Informed Decision Making: Our experienced lawyers specialise in advising Creditors on the viability of initiating recovery actions, especially in ever-evolving business and legal landscapes.


Legal and Enforcement Actions: Should the need arise, Arida Lawyers is fully prepared to commence legal proceedings. Moreover, we can execute a range of enforcement actions designed to maximize your chances of recovering your debts.

Trust in our comprehensive approach, ensuring that your interests are both protected and championed throughout the process."

Key terms you need to know when completing the Letter of Demand Form

The Creditor is the person or organisation that is owed money.

The Debtor is the person or company that owes money to you. 

The Director is the individual listed as the director of the company seeking to recover their money and has the relevant authority to engage Arida Lawyers to act on the company's behalf. 

The Registered Address is the company's listed registered address on the Australian Securities and Investments Commission documents. If you do not have those details at present, the Debtors business address is sufficient for issuing a letter of demand.

*The debt must be below $20,000. If the debt is over $20,000, please get in touch with our office. You must provide the supporting documents for the claimed debt. The Letter of Demand will only be issued via email. We charge a fee of $55.00 (inclusive of GST) to prepare and issue the Letter of Demand.  A copy of the Letter of Demand will be provided once emailed to the Debtor.

What Actios are Taken if th Debtor Challenges My Demands?
Key Terms to complete Letter of Demand

Letter of Demand: A Step-by-Step Guide

Complete the required fields in the letter of demand form and upload the supporting documents (invoices, correspondence etc). Then submit the form.

Step 2

A Lawyer will begin drafting your Letter of Demand and it will be issued to the debtor on the same day you submit your form. We will request the debtor make payment directly to you within the selected period.

Step 3

Should we receive a response within the selected notice period, we will provide the debtor's response to you at no additional charge.

Step 4

Should we receive no response after the selected notice period, we will contact you to confirm you have received payment of your debt. If you have not received payment, we will invite you to a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your next steps.

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