Ontario Litigator's Pocket Reference, 2018 Edition

This user-friendly annual handbook has proven to be one of the most-often resorted to resources for Ontario civil litigators. It serves as a "one-stop" source, taking the reader sequentially through a civil proceeding.
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Preparing a winning case is all in the details. It requires familiarity not only with the issues, the evidence and the law, but with the procedural and tactical finer points of the litigation process.

The Indispensable Pocket Reference for Ontario civil litigators
This user-friendly annual handbook has proven to be one of the most-often resorted to resources for Ontario civil litigators. It serves as a "one-stop" source, taking the reader sequentially through a civil proceeding – from the initial retainer, to the pleadings and discovery, to trial and appeals.

New in This Edition

  • Discussion of recent amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure (O. Reg. 82/17) relating to motions for leave to appeal to the Divisional Court
  • Most up-to-date amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure, up to O. Reg. 203/17
  • Recently revised practice directions including:
    • Practice Directions Concerning Civil Appeals at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (Effective March 1, 2017)
    • Guidelines for Filing Electronic Documents at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (Effective March 1, 2017)
    • Reference Guide for Citation Practices at the Court of Appeal for Ontario (Effective March 1, 2017)
    • Consolidated Practice Direction for Civil Actions, Applications, Motions and Procedural Matters in the Toronto Region (Last Amended May 1, 2017)
  • Updated Appendices
  • And more

Use it Every Day
Twenty-four fully updated appendices comprise the balance of the book bringing together a wide range of practical information needed by lawyers and their support staff on a daily basis, including:

  • Province of Ontario Judicial Regions
  • Directory of Ontario Court Houses
  • Directions to Ontario Court Houses
  • Motions Court Days and Times
  • Toronto Region Masters and Key Contacts
  • Toronto Courts Telephone Directory
  • Directory of Law Firms
  • Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Court of Appeal)
  • Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Divisional Court)
  • Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Superior Court of Justice)
  • Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Specialized Courts)
  • Court Filing Fees
  • Mediators' Fees (Rules 24.1 and 75.1)
  • Binding of Documents
  • Commercial List Forms
  • Toronto Region Forms
  • Court Reporters and Official Examiners
  • Costs Tariff
  • Rates of Interest (Courts of Justice Act)
  • Common Causes of Action, Defences and Remedies
  • Common Limitation and Notice Periods
  • Appeal Charts
  • Standard Legal Citations
  • Directory of Web Sites for Litigators

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Preliminary Considerations
Chapter 2: Commencement of Proceedings
Chapter 3: Defences and Subsidiary Claims
Chapter 4: Pleadings
Chapter 5: Matters Arising Subsequent to Pleadings
Chapter 6: Discovery Plan and Discovery of Documents
Chapter 7: Examination for Discovery
Chapter 8: Motions
Chapter 9: Setting Down for Trial
Chapter 10: The Trial
Chapter 11: Appeals

Appendices
App. A: Province of Ontario Judicial Regions
App. B: Directory of Ontario Courthouses
App. C: Directions to Ontario Courthouses
App. D: Motions Court Days and Times
App. E: Toronto Region Masters and Key Contacts
App. F: Toronto Courts Telephone Directory
App. G: Directory of Law Firms
App. H: Practice Direction and Notices to the Profession (Court of Appeal)
App. I: Practice Directions (Divisional Court)
App. J: Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Superior Court of Justice)
App. K: Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession (Specialized Courts)
App. L: Court Filing Fees
App. M: Mediators' Fees (Rules 24.1 and 75.1)
App. N: Binding of Documents
App. O: Commercial List Forms
App. P: Toronto Region Forms
App. Q: Court Reporters and Official Examiners
App. R: Costs Tariff and Information for the Profession
App. S: Rates of Interest (Courts of Justice Act)
App. T: Common Causes of Action, Defences and Remedies
App. U: Common Limitation and Notice Periods
App. V: Appeal Charts
App. W: Standard Legal Citations
App. X: Directory of Websites for Litigators