What to Say in Your Small Claims Court Claim?

When writing your Small Claims Court it is important to follow these simple rules: Keep it simpleKeep to the facts.Number your paragraphsNo need to recite the evidence you will rely uponUse dates and be specific wherever possibleExplain what lead up to the event, what...

How do I Protect Against Limitation?

If you are in negotiations with the opposing party and are approaching your limitation date, you may want to secure your right to proceed with legal by issuing a claim. You do not need to serve it if you reach an agreement with the opposing party. You may also want to...

What is a Small Claims Court Limitation Date?

A Limitation date is a limit on how long you can wait before making a claim.  The basic rule in calculating your Limitation Period is 2 years from the date of the event or default. However, some actions require a more in-depth look at the calculation of the...

How do I Serve my Small Claims Court Claim on a Business?

If you are serving the claim yourself on a business: Do you have a corporate search? If not, you will want this prior to issuing and/or serving your claim. See our video on “suing a business” or “what is a corporate search”it must be hand-delivered to the company and...

How do I Serve My Small Claims Court Claim on an Individual?

If you are serving the claim yourself on an individual: obtain the name of the individual in the household that you are giving the claim to, if not the party you are serving – if they don’t provide it to you, that’s ok.No signatures are required when serving a...