Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. Abraham Lincoln. For many the concept of litigation is a scary thing. It involves time, expense, and significant conflict. However, in some situations it can be relatively inexpensive, expedient, and pleasant. Sometimes, when a land title issue is discovered it is possible to repair the problem through litigation on an unopposed basis. Parties may be in court not because they disagree, but because they need the court to wield it trade might to fix a problem. Even if the matter is going to be contested there are processes available that allow matters to be heard on issues of real property rights that are speedier than the ordinary litigation stream. While we have a comprehensive system for the registration of real property rights in Ontario unexpected title issues can still arise.