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Forms and Precedents

Guide to legal forms and precedents available either through Queen's University or freely available online.

What's in the guide

This guide contains a listing of books, databases, and looseleafs that contain forms or precedents in a particular area of law.  Forms and precedents are useful for drafting and advocacy.

What are forms?  Structured documents without any content filled in.  Some forms are prescribed by law, for instance what form should be used in court; other examples of forms are types of contracts.

What are precedents?  In this context, precedents are "standard contracts or other agreements or documents used as examples for later documents" (Dictionary of Canadian Law, 3rd ed).