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Small claims court

Services

Includes information about how Small Claims Court works.

Legal Services

Law Society Referral Service

Provides the name of a lawyer or paralegal who best fits a person’s stated needs. The service is not designed to provide legal advice or second opinions.

Legal Advice and Assistance Centre, Law Help Ontario, Pro Bono Law

Serves people who are suing or being sued in civil (non-family) court, children and youth and charitable organizations

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social representation is provided. Provides lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer.

University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic

  • Provides legal advice & representation to low-income persons regarding tenant's rights, criminal charges, small claims court matters, custody and access issues, child support, and peace bonds & restraining orders;
  • Assists victims of crime with applications to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board;
  • Conducts legal education presentations & outreach activities. 

Other Services

Small Claims Court, Ministry of the Attorney General

Deals with civil disputes of a monetary value of up to $25,000.