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Dispositions Without Trial, 2nd Edition

This civil litigation reference provides guidance for evaluating and conducting motions for summary judgment, for determination of issues before trial and for dismissal without delay. It includes practical charts and tables, a trial management checklist under rule 76 and precedents for common pre-trial motions.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433460206

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This civil litigation reference provides guidance for evaluating and conducting motions for summary judgment, for determination of issues before trial and for dismissal without delay.

Robert J. van Kessel carefully reviews the case law and has extracted key principles relating to motions, including everyday practice tips. Dispositions Without Trial, Second Edition includes practical charts and tables, a trial management checklist under rule 76 and precedents for common pre-trial motions.

Special Features and Benefits Expanded and updated Charts of Causes of Action and Defences and their Legal Elements allows the reader to quickly confirm what the appropriate elements of most known causes of action or defences are in order to properly analyze whether to bring, and how to defend, Rule 19, 20, 21 and 76 motions

  • Special updated Appendix on the application of summary judgment in matrimonial proceedings
  • Factums to illustrate the application of several rules

New in This Edition

  • Fully updated case law
  • Recent changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Comprehensive answers about disposing of a proceeding without trial, ranging from default judgments to permanent stays of proceedings

Who Should Buy

  • Litigation lawyers & law firms
  • Judges
  • Professors
  • Law students studying civil litigation

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Table of contents

Foreword
Preface
Table of Cases
CHAPTER ONE: Default Judgment - RULE 19
CHAPTER TWO: Summary Judgment - RULE 20
CHAPTER THREE: DETERMINATION OF ISSUES - RULE 21
CHAPTER FOUR: SPECIAL CASE - RULE 22
CHAPTER FIVE: DISCONTINUANCE AND WITHDRAWAL - RULE 23
CHAPTER SIX: DISMISSAL FOR DELAY - RULE 24
CHAPTER SEVEN: ADMISSIONS - RULE 51
CHAPTER EIGHT: SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE - RULE 76
CHAPTER NINE: PERMANENT STAY OF PROCEEDINGS
APPPENDICES
Index