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Before Trial: Avoiding Trial Basics

Before Trial: Avoiding Trial Basics

This guidebook explains how you can resolve your case before it goes to trial. Most disputes are resolved before reaching that stage. It is important to think about settling your case; lawsuits are time-consuming and expensive and costs increase at every stage of the proceeding.

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Justice Education Society of BC
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self-help & forms
Supreme Court, going to court, representing yourself, Supreme Court Self-Help Guidebook series, avoiding trial, settlement, discontinuance, withdrawal, default judgment, summary judgment application, summary trial, sample forms
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