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The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia – Student Edition

A unique Canadian textbook on civil procedure, it focuses on a narrative text, with each chapter devoted to a discrete topic of British Columbia civil practice and procedure.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433498339

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Adapted from the popular loose-leaf title

For over a quarter century, The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia, Student Edition by Fraser, Horn, and Griffin, has been a cornerstone resource for the litigation bar in British Columbia. With the feedback of law professors in B.C., LexisNexis Canada has created a new abridged version textbook for B.C. law students in civil procedure.

The Conduct of Civil Litigation in British Columbia, Student Edition – Student Edition is a comprehensive text on civil procedure with each chapter devoted to a particular topic of civil practice and procedure such as limitations, choice of procedure, deciding parties, service, motions, appeals, and much more.

Features

  • Authors are leading authorities in B.C. civil procedure – Professors and law students can trust they are acquiring insight from well recognized names in the legal community
  • Chronological order of the civil litigation process – Guides readers through the steps of civil litigation and helps them to understand the timeline of the processes
  • Re-organization of existing content – Provides readers with the essential information for issues commonly faced by new lawyers

A Must Have Resource

  • Law Students - To learn the essentials of the rules and process of the civil litigation
  • Paralegals - To learn the essentials of the rules and process of the civil litigation
  • Articling Students - To supplement their bar studies to better understand the civil litigation process
  • Young Lawyers - To assist in their burgeoning legal practice and as a quick reference for litigation
  • Law Schools & Libraries - As a valuable resource for its patrons seeking assistance in basic civil litigation concepts and processes

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Table of contents

GUIDE TO USE OF TEXT AND RESEARCH 
Chapter 1 -- Guide to the Use of this Text

PRELIMINARY MATTERS
Chapter 3 -- General Principles
Chapter 5 -- Jurisdiction
Chapter 6 -- Territorial Competence of the Supreme Court
Chapter 7 -- Choice of Parties
Chapter 8 -- Choice of Procedure

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS TO TRIAL
Chapter 9 -- Commencement of Action
Chapter 10 -- Service
Chapter 11 -- Pleadings
Chapter 12 -- Third Party Procedure
Chapter 13 -- Amendment of Pleadings and Process
Chapter 14 -- Renewal of Process
Chapter 15 -- Consolidation and Severance
Chapter 16 -- Discontinuance and Withdrawal
Chapter 17 -- Discovery of Documents
Chapter 18 -- Examination for Discovery
Chapter 19 -- Interrogatories
Chapter 20 -- Physical Examination and Inspection
Chapter 21-- Pre-Trial Examination of Witnesses
Chapter 22 -- Depositions
Chapter 23 -- Experts
Chapter 24 -- Case Planning, Trial Management and Other Trial Preparation
Chapter 25 -- Trial
Chapter 26 -- Fast Track Litigation Proceedings

DEFAULT AND SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS
Chapter 27 -- Default Judgment
Chapter 28 -- Summary Judgment
Chapter 29 -- Summary Trial
Chapter 30 -- Summary Disposition of Proceedings

APPLICATIONS AND PETITIONS
Chapter 31 -- Petitions
Chapter 32 -- Applications
Chapter 33 -- Affidavits
Chapter 34 -- Setting Petitions and Applications for Hearing
Chapter 35 -- Proceedings in Chambers

JUDGMENT AND COSTS
Chapter 36 -- Judgments and Orders
Chapter 37 -- Setting Aside and Varying Judgments and Orders
Chapter 38 -- Costs
Chapter 39 -- Offers to Settle

SPECIAL SUBJECTS
Chapter 43 -- Minors
Chapter 44 -- Special Parties
Chapter 47 -- Mediation and Settlement
Chapter 49 -- Injunctions
Chapter 53 -- Jury Trials
Chapter 56 -- Appeals to Supreme Court

APPEALS TO THE COURT OF APPEAL
Chapter 60-- Appeals to the Court of Appeal