Civil Justice Reform: An Overview
L1.  What should be considered before taking legal action [Sample court forms]
L2.  What should be noted about civil proceedings
L3.  What are the stages in a civil action
L4.  How to prepare for a hearing or trial
L5.  How is a trial or hearing conducted in court
L6.  What are Statements of Truth
L7.  How to shorten legal proceedings: Order 13A admissions in monetary claims
L8.  How to shorten legal proceedings: Sanctioned offers and sanctioned payments
L9.  How to apply for judicial review
L10.  How to appeal
L11.  What is taxation of costs
L12.  Civil Justice Reform: Transitional Arrangements
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1. Bar Free Legal Service Scheme
2. Hong Kong e-Legislation
3. Community Legal Information Centre (CLIC)
4. Department of Justice
5. Duty Lawyer Service
6. Hong Kong Bar Association
7. Hong Kong Legal Information Institute (HKLII)
8. Judgments and Practice Directions
9. Judiciary
10. Law Society of Hong Kong
11. Legal Aid Department
12. Legal Aid Services Council
13. Official Receiver's Office

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  • Links to High Court Rules & District Court Rules, Legal Aid Ordinance at HKLII
  • Community Legal Information Centre (CLIC)

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  • Legal Aid Department

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