Debt law: An overview of key issues

Recorded on October 25, 2021

[2:034:57] A session from the 2021 Provincial Advocates Training Conference.

This session provides a high-level overview of debt-related legal issues and resources. The session looks more specifically at how to deal with calls from collection agents, limitation periods, and rights and remedies that apply when debts are being enforced.

 

Presentation material (PDF download)

 

00:00 Introduction

06:19 What is debt law

24:39 Resources for advocates

28:34 Session outline

30:52 Dealing with debt collectors

59:13 Limitation period issues

1:15:15 Enforcements of unsecured debts

1:19:33 Payment hearings and payment orders

1:25:22 Garnishing orders

2:02:48 Seizure of assets

 

Speaker:

Alison Ward, Lawyer, Community Legal Assistance Society

 

Community Legal Assistance Society: https://clasbc.net/

 

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