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Your British Columbia source on debt recovery and collections
This publication is essential for: lawyers retained to collect debts owed to their clients and lawyers retained to act for debtors.
Current to: July 1, 2017
Created in response to your requests for a creditor-debtor resource, British Columbia Creditors' Remedies—An Annotated Guide offers more than 400 pages of annotated precedents, with step-by-step instructions to guide you through the practical aspects of creditors’ remedies practice in British Columbia Supreme Court.
Arranged into two parts, this thorough guide is your one-stop resource for direction on any collection-related inquiry in BC. Part 1 of the guide describes step-by-step how to assess and manage collections claims and how to handle prejudgment collections; it includes "searches at a glance" tables to help you efficiently assess debtor assets. Part 2 includes practical commentary on how to effectively use execution proceedings including injunctions, garnishment, equitable remedies, bankruptcy remedies, guarantees, and priorities. Also included in Part 2 is a special chapter on acting for the debtor. This manual contains practice checklists, case and statute tables, and a subject index for your ease of reference.
Highlights of the 2017 update:
- new discussion of claims that survive bankruptcy
- new requirements of a “collector” under the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act
- discussion of the Solution Explorer and facilitation at the Civil Resolution Tribunal
- BCCA clarification of the effect of a finding of fraudulent conveyance
CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn