Q1: What sort of court system does Japan have?
Q2: What is the role of the supreme court?
Q3: Are there any other courts for civil disputes?
Q4: Are lawyers required to commence civil litigations?
Q5. Are there alternative dispute resolution procedures available in Japan?
Q6. Is it possible to solve the disputes by negotiation in good faith without any court procedures?
Q7. What is the role of the Supreme Court in Japan?
Q8. Can we use English in Japanese courts?
Q9. How are Japanese judges selected ?
Q10. Are there any associations of the Japanese attorneys and do they provide ethical rules for the attorneys?
Q11. How can a party commence civil litigation?
Q12. If we do not have enough evidence, can any discovery be available?
Q13. How long does it take to obtain the judgment or the court order in Japan?
Q14. Can we commence the case right after the incident happened?
Q15. What sort of remedies can we expect from Japanese litigation?
Q16. We would like compensation for damages to our business. How can it be achieved by Japanese litigation?
Q17. When can we terminate the contract (kaijo)? Should we do so?