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A call center owes your company money

Your company has entered into written contracts with the call center in Fabulous County, Florida. Recently, the call center has not been paying for your company's services. The call center owes your company amounts between $15,000 and $25,000. Your committee has the task of deciding whether to bring a lawsuit to collect these amounts. Discuss how your firm could initiate such a suit and where it could bring such a suit, including what courts.

a) Describe jurisdiction of courts and venue
b) List and describe the functions of law

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Your company has entered into written contracts with the call center in Fabulous County, Florida. Recently, the call center has not been paying for your company's services. The call center owes your company amounts between $15,000 and $25,000. Your committee has the task of deciding whether to bring a lawsuit to collect these amounts. Discuss how your firm could initiate such a suit and where it could bring such a suit, including what courts. Describe jurisdiction of courts and venue:

There are two situations. First, your company is also located in Florida or your company is not located in Florida. If your company is not located in Florida, then your company has to file a suit in the district court where the trial will be held. The logic is that since both the parties are citizens of different states the dispute is under the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court. If the decision of the Federal District court is appealed against, the court of appeal will be the US Court of Appeals. Finally, if the decision of the US Court of Appeals is not acceptable to any one of the ...

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