30-day risk-free examination
Secure checkout
Multiple copy discounts

Ontario Litigator's Pocket Reference, 2022 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 – from the initial retainer, to the pleadings and discovery, to trial and appeals.
Publication Language: English
Book
$99.00
Quantity

Softcover | 514 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

In Stock
Published: July 28, 2021
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433516392

Product description


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

  • Amendments to modernize the Rules to permit electronic filing and email service, and facilitate court attendances by way of videoconference and teleconference are included
  • Changes to the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada to simplify applications for leave have been added
  • Several Practice Directions for various Ontario courts have been revised and updated
  • Updated Appendices, including email addresses for most Ontario courts in Appendix D

Use it Every Day
Twenty-five 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
  • Flowcharts summarizing the processes under the Rules of Civil Procedure in effect as of January 1, 2020
  • Appeal Charts
  • Standard Legal Citations
  • Directory of Web Sites for Litigators
 

Featured Authors

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: Flowcharts summarizing the processes under the Rules of Civil Procedure in effect as of January 1, 2020
App. W: Appeal Charts
App. X: Standard Legal Citations
App. Y: Directory of Websites for Litigators