SMALL CLAIMS COURT
Small Claims Court deals with civil law suits or claims where the amount does not exceed $35,000.00 excluding interest and costs.
Drafting and preparing the necessary documents in Small Claims Court requires knowledge of legal principles and skill to set out the facts and principles in a clear and concise manner.
Small Claims Court cannot order an injunction (order to compel or prevent a party from doing certain acts) or specific performance (order to perform a specific duty), but can order the return of property at a value of not more than $35,000.00.
Claims for money may be:
• NSF cheques
• Past due invoices or accounts
• Unpaid and past due rent
• Loans / promissory notes that are in default
Claims for Damages may be brought against a Defendant for:
a) Property Damages
b) Breach of Contract
c) Personal Injury
ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS
The enforcement of a Judgment is a court process whereby the Creditor may obtain the funds owed to him/her.
Wood Paralegal Law Office offers many different methods of enforcing your Judgment including:
• Writ of Seizure and Sale
• Examination of the Debtor
Any information on this website does NOT constitute legal advice and does NOT form a Paralegal-client relationship and the Paralegal is NOT in any way liable for any consequences arising from any readers attempts to rely on this or other texts linked to this website for the purpose of legal advice.
CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE SENT TO THE FIRM UNLESS A RETAINER HAS BEEN CONFIRMED.