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Civil Law Handbook for Self-Represented Litigants

Civil Law Handbook for Self-Represented Litigants

A general reference for self-represented civil litigants appearing in Canadian courts. Includes SRL's rights & responsibilities, legal research, building your case, legal writing, starting a court case, court processes, appeals, and more. Also provides a list of Canadian & BC resources.

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produced by
Canadian Judicial Council
produced in
last reviewed
May 2021 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

Also available in:

French (PDF)

resource type
manuals & books
SRLs, SRL, pre-trial court appearances, case management conference, disclosure, discovery, court process, evidence, trials, appeals
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