In Ontario, a small claim is a civil claim under $25,000, and the Small Claims Court is the court that handles these claims. A small claim is filed to compensate an individual for monetary damages, and the only type of judgment that the Small Claims Court can issue is a judgment for an individual or corporation to pay a certain amount, or surrender certain property, to another party. A licensed paralegal can represent you in Small Claims Court. Contact us for a no obligation case assessment.
We will provide you with a basic case assessment when you contact us. During this initial assessment, we will provide you with an outline of the most likely outcomes of your small claim or defence. We will answer the following questions: