Thursday, September 15, 2016

LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 15, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.

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Civil lawsuits in Ontario’s Superior Court are commenced by issuing a document known as a Statement of Claim. A Defendant who is served in Ontario must file a Statement of Defence within 20 days of service.

If a Defendant is served elsewhere in Canada or the US, a Statement of Defence must be filed within 40 days of service.  If a Defendant is served outside Canada or the US, the Statement of Defence must be filed within 60 days of service.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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