We will meet with you to discuss your legal issues at our law firm in Canberra, we will review your case, and we will advise you. We pay careful attention to your needs and foster a close working relationship with you so you understand what is going on and what needs to be done, at all times.
We are a cost-effective,Affordable, boutique lawyer located in Woden Canberra ACT, with an emphasis on Civil Litigation. We provide legal advice both in and out of the courtroom. We have a long history of successful court cases, and we have an equally long history of negotiating favourable settlements for our clients. Jan Baker is a highly skilled and experienced lawyer Canberra, paralegals, and law clerks. We utilize state of the art legal help know-how and we take pride in operating a cutting edge lawyer at our law firm Canberra lawyer.
Affordabe, Efficient and Effective Solicitors for Wills & Power of Attorney. Meeting our clients expectations and delivering practical legal advice is a given. As a Canberra Solicitor we are committed to understanding your specific issues and creating legal solutions that go above and beyond your expectations as solicitors. We anticipate needs and provide attention to detail, and we do it in an environment that is trusted and personal. We take great pride in what we do and our clients turn to us because they know are the lawyer in the ACT to get the job done right.
Before incurring significant legal fees, we evaluate your legal matter in canberra and assess the alternatives with a view to early resolution. Sometimes the best solution isn’t the most obvious. We pride ourselves on being out-of-the-box lawyers in canberra who find creative solutions for our clients help with legal problems ACT.
Landlord/Tenant Disputes - Wills - Advanced Care Planning - Probate - Power of Attorney - Employment Issues - Debt Recovery - Problems with Goods and Services - Support for Older People and Students - General Legal Advice
Have a Legal Problem? JR Baker Law can help and support you FACE-TO-FACE and/or ONLINE.
We have an office in WODEN but we meet our clients wherever it suits them. This could be where they live, in a coffee shop or in our office (by appointment) or on-line.
We prefer to achieve a satisfactory solution to our clients’ legal problems through letters, meetings and/or mediation, alternative dispute resolution or settlement. If need be we represent our clients in court or in the ACT or New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunals.
If you have a legal problem OR question please ask us, it will cost you nothing and if we can help we will!
“In the end …We only regret the chances we didn’t take, the relationships we were afraid to have and the decisions we waited too long to make” (Lewis Carroll)
JR Baker Law can advise and represent you in a number of practice areas including:
Everyone needs to make a will. A will makes it clear to everyone what you wish to happen to your property, your infant or adult dependent children, or to the money you have and to any of the other things you own...
Our Clients Are..
Employees and employers
We can help you if you are an employee or an employer and with meeting the responsibilities and duties outlined in the Fair Work Act (2009) and the Fair Work Regulations(2009).
Who have legal problems arising from their study, work or interactions with other people. We can help in cases of assault & bullying, detention, suspension and expulsion.
Who are thinking of moving to a retirement village or nursing home or living with family members, and/or older people who have run into difficulties in their retirement village, nursing home or with their families or carers.
Landlords or tenants…
We can help you if you are uncertain about your rights and responsibilities as a landlord and what you should expect of your tenants. We can help you If you are in dispute with your landlord or the property manager.
People who have bought goods…
That do not work or do not do the job they were bought for.
People who hired some-one
To do a particular job but the job has not been done as agreed, and people who have been hired have done the work but have not been paid.
People who want to prepare a will…
So there is no doubt about what they want to have happen to their property and other assets after death.
People who want someone …
To manage their financial affairs, personal matters and property when illness, accident or their age means they can no longer do these things for themselves.
We are honest and respectful…
You can be assured that your story will be heard.
If we believe your legal problem can be solved by a community law centre or agency we will tell you before you pay us anything.
We will tell you what we know and understand about the law and what we believe the outcome of your matter might be.
We will give you an idea of what our work for you might cost before we start work.
We will always do what we say we will do. We want to help you solve your legal problems.
We are efficient. We will respond quickly to your emails and phone calls. We will keep you up-to-date with the progress of your matter.
We are effective because we do our best within the limits of the law to make sure the outcome is the best possible outcome we can achieve.
We are affordable because we will do all we can to help you resolve your matter yourself without needing further help from us. We are affordable because we are at the ‘small’ end of town so, while we offer an efficient and effective service, our overheads are low.