Does any defendant have to prove that their assets are not dissipated before any judgment might be granted?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Hans v. Volvo Trucks North America Inc., 2014 BCSC 1123 (CanLII):

Nor does any defendant bear the onus of proving that its assets would not be dissipated before any judgment might be granted: ICBC v. Patko, 2008 BCCA 65 at para. 30.

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