Podcast: Trial and Judgments

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson bench trials, jury trials, and the basics of judgments.

Podcast: What Happens After Service? Part II

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss what contested litigation looks like in the event a Defendant answers a lawsuit you have filed against them.

Podcast: What Happens After Service? Part I

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss the process of obtaining a default judgment when the Defendant does not answer a lawsuit.

Podcast: Serving a Defendant After a Lawsuit Has Been Filed

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss serving a defendant after a lawsuit has been filed. Topics what is service of process, why is it necessary, and how can it be achieved on individuals, corporations, and public bodies.

Podcast: Demand Letters: Waste of Money or Critical Part of the Process?

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson dive into issues surrounding the use of demand letters. Topics include what information is contained in a demand letter, the legal significance, or lack thereof, of demand letters, and how to deal with responses to demand letters.

Podcast: Sending a Litigation Package to Your Counsel – Practical Tips to Save Time and Money

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss the best practices for businesses who need to send a litigation package to their attorney when a customer has stopped paying. Topics include, an overview of information that should be sent, tips on how to be organized (which will save the lawyer time and you money), and things to avoid when preparing to sue a customer.

Podcast: What Contract Terms are Needed for a Successful Collection Effort?

In this episode of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson discuss issues associated with business contracts. Topics include, whether credit should be extended, and how much, key contract terms, effective credit applications, and how to set yourself up to possibly recover your attorney’s fees if you must use a lawyer to collect on an account.

Podcast: Commercial Collections Basics

In this episode we provide an overview of the Vann Attorneys Legal Pad Podcast which will focus on issues that arise in business and credit and collections litigation. Attorneys James Vann and Ian Richardson provide a high level overview of the credit and collections process from the initial contract through post-judgment collection efforts. In the episodes which follow, James and Ian will breakdown each of the topics discussed in more detail.