This book is essential for: lawyers retained to collect debts owed to their clients, and lawyers retained to act for debtors.
You told us how we can help you to provide services in the creditor-debtor area, and your suggestions have directed the development of this major practice manual. Written by noted experts in the field and reviewed by a seasoned editorial board, British Columbia Creditors' Remedies—An Annotated Guide offers more than 400 pages of annotated precedents, with step-by-step instructions to guide you through each type of file and through each type of application in the British Columbia Supreme Court.
This book gives clear, practical explanations of how to commence an action, how to handle prejudgment collections, and how to use execution proceedings effectively. The first part of the book describes how to evaluate and manage collections claims, and includes "Searches at a Glance" charts for efficient assessment of debtor assets. The second part of the book includes practical commentary on key issues in the creditor-debtor area, including injunctions, garnishment, debtor examinations, writs of execution, foreclosures, equitable remedies, receiverships, bankruptcy proceedings, fraudulent conveyances and preferences, guarantee actions, and priorities. A final chapter examines special considerations that apply when acting for the debtor.
Subscriptions include online access with search capability and links to the full text of case law and legislation, annotated precedents on CD-ROM, and regular updates.
Highlights of the 2010 update
- more than 50 new annotated precedents based on the new Supreme Court Civil Rules
- new summary judgment, summary trial, and foreclosure procedures under the new Supreme Court Civil Rules
- amendments to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
- new consumer protection legislation
CLEBC Legal Editor
L. Joy Tataryn