1. The Civil Justice System; 2. Commencing Proceedings: Jurisdiction and Parties; 3. Commencing Proceedings: The Practicalities; 4. How Courts Manage Cases and Make Procedural Decisions; 5. Defining the Issues; 6. Pre-trial Termination of Proceedings; 7. Protecting Positions until Trial; 8. Gathering Information; 9. Court Annexed Alternative Dispute Resolution; 10. Calderbank Letters and Formal Offers to Settle; 11. Litigation Costs; 12. Appeals; 13. Enforcement of Judgments.