Michael Dew is a Vancouver lawyer who practices in all areas of civil litigation. Click here for contact information and further details about Michael’s practice.
The following is a guide for in-person litigants (also called lay litigants, or self represented litigants). It provides basic information about how civil trials proceed, and brief references to the key rules of evidence. Although a number of references are made to the courts in British Columbia, the general principles are applicable to civil trials in all Canadian courts.