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The Cost of Justice

If someone needs legal services, it can mean paying thousands of euros, and the exact cost generally can’t be predicted in advance.

For example, if you want to hire a solicitor for a divorce they will refuse to tell you how much it will all cost because they don’t know. 1,560 more words

Law

Court of Appeal Guidebooks for Self-Represented Litigants

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has recently created Guidebooks for self-represented litigants. The Guidebooks are available on the Courts of Saskatchewan website and include: 26 more words

Useful Resources

A Car Accident or not a Car Accident?

If you’ve been injured in Ontario and a car was involved, it is not always clear whether or not it was a “motor vehicle accident” for the purposes of collecting no-fault accident benefits or suing for financial compensation for your injuries and other damages. 1,498 more words

Jurisprudence

Waiting to Litigate - Risks & Limitations

Maybe you have a legitimate claim against a person or other entity for damages that you have suffered, for which they are responsible.  You would like compensation but you are not sure you have a case or how to pursue one.   589 more words

Self-represented Litigants

The Rise of the Vexatious Self-Represented Litigant

Not all self-represented litigants are created equally. Some are victims of circumstance. Forced to defend or prosecute their own claims because of poverty. Others are vexatious litigants, unable to find a lawyer to bring their meritless claims to court. 403 more words

Equity