The Small Claims Court, understandably, does not have the resources to inquire when every party to a proceeding is available for a court appearance. Accordingly, it happens with fair frequency that one or both of the parties is unable to attend a scheduled date of settlement conference. If you find yourself in that situation, here […]
Service of the plaintiff’s claim is one of the most important steps for the Small Claims Court procedure. Service means delivery of the claim to the defendant. Below, we answer some common questions about how a plaintiff’s claim can be served in a small claims court procedure in Ontario. First, let’s talk about: Why is […]
A step-by-step overview of the process for Ontario landlords to evict tenants through the Landlord and Tenant Board for non-payment of rent, from issue of the notice of termination to the eviction hearing.
If you’re being sued or are suing in small claims court by a corporation, begin with checking whether the corporation exists: non-existent corporations are like people who never lived, and litigating with non-existent entities is futile.