Monthly Archives: June 2011

Relevant evidence

Not all evidence is admissible in a court of law. A key consideration is whether the evidence being submitted is relevant. Irrelevant evidence wastes the courts’ time and adds unnecessary expense and complications to court proceedings. Putting it another way, … Continue reading

Reasons for Judgment: A two way street

The courts have a significant responsibility when rendering reasons for their decision. They must render reasons for judgment explaining to the loser why they lost the case. Reasons for judgment also provide for a level of public accountability. The reasons … Continue reading

Proper Pleadings: The avoidance of unnecessary costs

Proper pleadings in a Civil Superior Court action are very important. If you launch a claim or advance a defence, you will wish to make sure the relevant material facts in support of your position are in your pleading. The elements of the causes … Continue reading