The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia

ebook Volume 1 · The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia (2)

By G. Peter Fraser

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For over a quarter century, The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia has been a cornerstone resource for the litigation bar in British Columbia. LexisNexis is proud to continue this tradition with the publication of the newly updated and revised 2nd edition of the service.

The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia is unique amongst Canadian text books on civil procedure. It is a narrative text, with each chapter devoted to a discrete topic of civil practice and procedure, as opposed to a commentary on individual Rules of Court. It has been relied upon by a generation of litigators for its succinct distillation of key legal and practice points.

The new edition retains the chronological organization that guides the user through the various steps of a civil litigation action. Volume 1 of the service canvasses the commonly encountered issues that litigators deal with on a daily basis - from choice of procedure and of parties, through pleadings and the discovery process to trial and judgment, and then to costs and enforcement of judgments. Volume 2 deals with the less common procedures and special issues, including joinder of third parties, special procedures relating to parties such as minors, jury trials and foreclosures ending with practice in the Court of Appeal.

Revised and Updated Content:

  • New Content and Enhanced Coverage - entirely new chapter material covering the following topics:
  • Charter of Rights and Civil Procedure
  • Summary Trial
  • Mediation and Settlement
  • Re-organization of Existing Content - including a new discrete chapter dealing with Fast Track Actions and Expedited Trials, and content enhancements to existing chapters such as Territorial Competence of the courts and Foreign Judgments.

    PLUS Quicklaw® Citations

    Includes case references which consist of both the official law report citation and the Quicklaw citation. To help you better enhance your research, you'll now be able to identify and obtain the full-text of decisions relevant to your particular case.

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