Litigation Law

Litigation LAW

Many people will be involved in a legal dispute at some point in their lives—a breached contract or agreement, a problem with insurance, employment issues, wills questions, injuries, and real estate disputes to name a few. Velletta & Company offers legal representation at all levels of court in Canada. As a matter of right, parties are entitled to have their disputes resolved before the courts. Our goal is to cost-effectively resolve clients’ civil disputes.

Resolving a person’s dispute may include negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and when necessary, as a last resort, trial. Today’s lawyer has many new tools for resolving disputes that did not exist in the past; these tools are sophisticated, modern, and effective methods that are suit today’s financial and temporal realities. Our ability to act quickly, efficiently, and with a thorough understanding of the law and facts, has resulted in a high level of success for our clients. In many cases, we are able to meet our clients’ needs with creative solutions for the cost of litigation including contingent (%) fees, where we are paid for our services based on the amount recovered for our client.

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The New Civil Resolution Tribunal

In British Columbia, most disputes involving less than $25,000 are resolved through Small Claims Court. Unfortunately many Small Claims litigants find this process time consuming…

OPCA Litigants: Their Own Worst Enemy.

The term “OPCA litigant” (Organized Pseudolegal Commercial Argument litigant) appears to have been first coined by Mr. Justice Rooke of the Alberta Court of Queen’s…

Promissory Notes

Promissory Notes: Ancient Origins, Modern Importance Promissory notes are believed to have originated in ancient China, and then made their way into European history, before…

Pre-Judgement Garnishing Orders

Pre-Judgement Garnishing Orders: A pre-judgement garnishing order is an extraordinary remedy that can get money paid into court before a trial, and helps insure that…

Always Get It in Writing

If they ever existed, the days of doing business based on a handshake and a verbal agreement seem to be long gone. We regularly have…
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