Civil Litigation

Civil litigation is a term that describes the activity of suing someone, or being sued by someone, as a means of resolving a legal dispute under the common-law or a statute.  Civil litigation can take place in the BC Provincial Court (Small Claims) or the BC Supreme Court.  Examples of the types of disputes that typically result in civil litigation include:

  • Breach of contract (purchase & sale, construction, promissory notes, misrepresentation and fraud)
  • Builders Liens
  • Disputes between neighbours (nuisance, trespass, property line disputes)
  • Occupiers Liability Act claims
  • Foreclosure
  • Enforcement of Judgements (garnishing orders, seizure & sale)
  • Defamation (aka libel and slander)
  • False imprisonment
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Professional negligence
  • Products liability

The lawyers at Taylor, Tait, Ruley & Company have the knowledge and expertise to guide you through the civil litigation minefield from start to finish.  We have experienced trial lawyers who are also skillful negotiators.  No matter the problem, we can help you win.