Pleadings Perfected
Author(s): Ontario Bar Association
Publication Date: September 2018
Format: shipped (hardcopy), download (PDF)

Well crafted pleadings are essential to the success of your case. They define the issues for the court and create a roadmap for the conduct of the action. Not only do clear and concise pleadings outline your theory of the case, but they set out the relief sought and make it easier for the other side to respond in a clear and concise manner, ultimately ensuring a less costly path to resolution. Properly prepared pleadings will enable focused advocacy at every stage of your case, from productions, to discovery, to each interlocutory step, and of course at trial. Get expert tips and practical advice from experienced litigators and the Bench on how to craft and amend pleadings, as well as how to tackle pleading motions, foreign law and complex causes of action.


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