Small Claim Matters

Small Claim Matters

Small Claims Court of Ontario is a branch of the Ontario courts where individuals are able to resolve disputes of $25,000 or less amongst each other. It is a fast & inexpensive way of resolving legal issues in comparison to filing a claim at the Superior Court. Small Claim includes:-

      • Money loaned & not paid
      • Services rendered & not paid
      • Goods received & not paid
      • Wrongful dismissals
      • Property damage
      • Recovery of personal property
      • Specific performance of agreement
Listed below are some of the services PLS provides in Ontario Small Claims Courts. PLS can assist you with every step of the process or just a portion. Each of the steps are outlined below.

Preparation of Pleadings & Court Documents.

PLS can assist with as little or as much of the process as you require, the most important part of any legal action is the pleadings. The way you word your claim & the information & documentation you provide to the court & the opposing party at the outset can significantly increase your chances of success. Properly preparing your claim is the most important part of the process. We can assist you in making sure you include all the correct information & documents.

Court Attendances.

PLS can be retained for the sole purpose of attending the types of hearings including Motions, Settlement Conferences, Terms of Payment Hearings, Assessment Hearings, Trials, & Garnishment Hearings. Most attendances are charged on a flat rate basis except for trials. Depending on the complexity of your matter, the fees may vary.

Legal Correspondence/Demand Letters.

PLS can assist you by preparing correspondence either on our letterhead, or assisting you with the wording for you to reply on your own. Again, these services are provided on a flat fee basis.

Legal Strategy & Research.

PLS can provide you with the necessary tools to present your case & give you the greatest chance of success. Fees will vary depending on the complexity of your case & the information or assistance you are seeking.

Preparation & Commissioning of Affidavits.

PLS can help you to prepare your affidavit to support your motion, request for judgment, or for simply replying to the opposing party. If you have already prepared your affidavit & simply need it commissioned, we will be happy to do so.

Judgment Enforcement/Collections.

PLS can help you to enforce you’re through our network of private investigators to in locating assets (such as bank accounts, employers, & more) in order to help you recover your money. Let us help you collect those funds.

Process Serving.

PLS are closely connected to a process serving firm that handles all of our serving needs. The rates offered are competitive & quotes can be provided prior to retaining our services.

Skip Tracing.

PLS has built relationships with several private investigators that provide skip tracing services. Depending on whether you are looking for a party’s home address, employer or bank account, we can assist you in obtaining that information. We will gather as much information as necessary from you, & we would require a copy of your claim or judgment in order to proceed. These services are provided on a flat rate fee basis & you are only charged if the information you are looking for is obtained. This is a no risk process.