Category Archives: Small Claims Court

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Report of Appointee’s Five-Year Review of Paralegal Regulation in Ontario

Final 5-year progress report shows that paralegal regulation has been implemented successfully, with clear benefits for Ontarians using paralegal services. In 2006, the Law Society Act was amended by the Access to Justice Act, 2006, to provide for the regulation … Continue reading

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What information you should include about the defendant in Small Claims Court

If your claim is against an individual, be sure to indicate the defendant’s full given name and address, including their apartment or unit number and postal code. You must be very careful when naming the defendant. If the name you … Continue reading

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How to fill out the claim form in Small Claims Court

The forms for both the plaintiff’s claim and defendant’s claim include a lot of information to help you fill them out. The following is a list of the key information you should include in your claim:

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How to make a claim in Small Claims Court

Small Claims Court handles cases where the amount of money or value of the goods involved is $25,000 or less. Even if you are suing more than one party the total amount you are asking for cannot be more than … Continue reading

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The Jury System in Ontario:

The Juries Act sets out the process to select juries. Names of potential jurors are taken from the most recent enumeration (voters) lists that the Ministry obtains from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation. The enumeration (voters) lists are updated only … Continue reading

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Don’t get burned by fake products

Counterfeit products pose a serious health and safety risk to people who purchase them because they are not subject to any type of testing and do not meet safety standards. These products can lead to serious personal injuries and even … Continue reading

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You have to know the legal name and address of the person or business you want to sue in Small Claims Court

Because if you don’t know your claim will not be accepted. Before making a claim, there are a number of factors you have to consider, and a number of pieces of information you will need to collect. Please remember that … Continue reading

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What kinds of claims are dealt with in Small Claims Court?

The Small Claims Court can handle any action for the payment of money or the recovery of personal property where the amount claimed does not exceed $25,000, excluding interest and costs such as court fees.

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Small Claims Court: How do I get my money if I win in Small Claims Court?

If you are the plaintiff and you win the case you become the creditor and the defendant becomes the debtor. The court will order the defendant (debtor) to pay money to you or to give you goods. The debtor may … Continue reading

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Small Claims Court Trials

If the parties cannot settle a Small Claims case, a trial will be held. The trial takes place in a courtroom and anyone can go to watch the trial. At the trial each party tells their side of the story … Continue reading

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