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Court Orders Capacity Assessment of Self-Represented Litigant

Posted on June 27, 2018 | Posted in Civil Litigation, Five Liners

Chung v. Dale 2018 Ont SCJ

The plaintiff in a personal injury matter was attempting to act for himself at trial. The pre-trial judge was concerned that the plaintiff was a person under disability, because injuries suffered as a result of the accident. The judge ordered an assessment of capacity and set out the criteria for it.


Jonathan Speigel


Written by Jonathan Speigel, the founding partner of Speigel Nichols Fox LLP, leads the litigation and construction practices.


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