After being ripped off by a website designer, I used the Letter of Demand to get my money back. Easy, worked and got my money back in a day! David,
use a letter of demand to get paid

Don’t let people get away with not paying you!

Letters of Demand are quick and easy to do-it-yourself – and due to their formal nature they get results, without having to lodge a claim in Court.

Remember, debt collection agencies are expensive and they won’t chase small debts. And lawyers are very expensive and might be the wrong way to handle a customer.

there are two versions of the template

Package includes 2 different templates

The first template is a ‘Soft’ version of the Letter of Demand. Use this version if you believe there is still an opportunity to negotiate your payment and you want to maintain a good relationship with the debtor.

The second template is a ‘Hard’ version of the Letter of Demand. Use this version if you want to enforce your payment and make a Final Demand to be paid within a specified number of days. No negotiation.

the Legal123 letter of demand template is quick and easy

Quick and easy PDF template

Simply download and fill in the PDF template with some basic information – the name and address of the debtor, the amount owed and attach evidence of your claim and you’re done! The template is written in plain English, so it’s easy to understand. And you can be done in less than 15 minutes. Plus you can re-use the template again and again.

the Legal123 letter of demand includes online video instructions and telephone support

Online video instructions and telephone support

There’s a short online video with instructions on how to fill out the template. We also always include a “walk through” video stepping you through and explaining the letter. Plus there’s a video covering 5 FAQs about getting paid. And you can always call us if you have any questions.

Is the Letter of Demand template right for me?

My invoices are being ignored …
Then you need a Letter of Demand. It is a formal request to get an outstanding debt paid, with the threat of taking court action if you are not paid.

I don’t want to cause a scene …
We totally understand. That’s why there are 2 versions of the Letter of Demand template – a ‘soft’ and a ‘hard’ version. Where you want to tread carefully and preserve your customer relationship, use the ‘soft’ version.

I’ve probably left it too long …
The Statute of Limitations on collecting a debt is 6 years from the date the debt is incurred. So you have up to 6 years to chase up a debt with a Letter of Demand – but please, don’t leave it that long!

I’ve lost my documentation …
Then you need to provide as much proof as possible to substantiate your claim – copies of emails, affidavits from third party witnesses, etc.

More Letter of Demand FAQs

The template includes

  • ‘Soft’ version – When you want to maintain a cordial relationship with the debtor and negotiate the payment owed. Allows you to offer a payment option (full amount, lesser amount, monthly instalment, etc.)
  • Extra online videos – Covering 5 FAQs and a “Walk Through” video explaining the Letter of Demand and terms used.
  • ‘Hard’ version – When you are tired of requesting payment and want to make a Final Demand for payment. At this stage you are prepared to lodge your Statement of Claim in court and provide evidence of the debt.
  • Statement of Claim – Information on what to do if you are not paid, including explanation on the process and website links to Court forms.

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