A preliminary conference will:
All parties in a claim are required to attend the preliminary conference. Legal or lay representatives may accompany the parties but each party must appear in person (or by telephone where it is a telephone conference).
The preliminary conference usually happens between 15 and 25 working days after a claim is filed. The purpose of the conference is to ensure all parties are well prepared for the process.
If the home owner’s property is located within the greater Auckland region, the conference is likely to be at the Weathertight Homes Tribunal’s hearing rooms in Auckland.
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