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Fee-for-service Online Education for Self-Represented Litigants (in Canada)

I’m surprised more of this hasn’t emerged already in both the US and Canada: pay a fee, get an online tutorial on how to represent yourself in a particular legal case/forum/process.  215 more words

ATJ & Legal Aid

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

Opposing difficult and obsessive litigants

Responding to vexatious proceedings in Victoria[1]

Gabi Crafti, barrister

  1. This paper examines a small but devastating aspect of self-representation – vexatious litigation. Specifically, the paper looks at the subject from a defensive perspective; that is, it considers what a party can do when they are opposed to someone who they believe is waging a campaign of vexatious litigation against them.
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Vexatious Proceedings

Resources for Self-Represented Litigants

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has just released a useful list of resources for self-represented litigants in Saskatchewan. It includes information and links to various agencies (including the Law Society Library), as well as locations for in-person and online assistance. 17 more words

Useful Resources

ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (MAY 19 - 22, 2015)

Hello everyone. Below are summaries of this week’s Ontario Court of Appeal decisions. Topics covered include investigative receivership orders, reconsideration of a denied leave to appeal, summary judgment, extension of time to appeal, mortgages, and contract interpretation. 3,690 more words