It may be an abuse of process for a party in subsequent proceedings to raise a ground of claim or defence which could have been but was not raised in earlier proceedings1. Therefore, a mortgagee who obtains judgment for possession and for the sums expressed to be due under the mortgage cannot bring a subsequent claim for sums due under a guarantee which were also secured by the mortgage2. A mortgagee is not, however, necessarily required to enforce all his rights in one action:
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