A new precedent ‘Solicitor’s certificate – Appointment of litigation guardian’ – has been added to By Lawyers Victorian civil litigation publications.
This precedent meets the requirement of reg 15.03(6)(a) of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015. This regulation requires that, when seeking appointment of a litigation guardian in civil proceedings in the Supreme Court and the County Court, a certificate is to be completed by the solicitor for the person under disability certifying that the solicitor knows or believes that—
- the person to whom the certificate relates is a person under disability, including the grounds of the solicitor’s knowledge or belief; and
- the litigation guardian of the person under disability has signed the written consent and has no interest in the proceeding adverse to that person.
This certificate must be filed in the office of the Prothonotary before a person can be named as a litigation guardian in proceedings.
This helpful new precedent has been added to the By Lawyers Supreme Court, County Court and Family Provision claims publications. The precedent was created by our author as a result of feedback from a subscriber.