Understanding the Importance of Getting Professional Representation For Your Small Claims Court Dispute
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Actions brought in what is called the Small Claims Court occur in the Superior Court of Justice. Accordingly, what is known as the Small Claims Court is actually somewhat of a misnomer. It is perhaps better to think of the Small Claims Court as a civil litigation court department assigned to handle a subset of cases involving claims for compensation up to $25,000 per Plaintiff (increased to $35,000 effective January 2020) plus legal costs and interest. Another difference is that cases brought in the Small Claims Court are usually heard by Deputy Judges. The Deputy Judges are lawyers with at least ten years experience who are appointed to act as part-time judges in the Small Claims Court. Still another key difference is that Small Claims Court cases are conducted in accordance to Rules of the Small Claims Court which are a trimmed down set of procedural rules that help ensure small claims cases progress expeditiously from beginning to end.
Although the Small Claims Court only handles the smaller claims brought to litigation, these lawsuits are always treated as very important by Grant Winegarden Paralegal Professional Corporation - after all, money matters are never truly 'small'; furthermore, these claims can, and often do, involve the same complex issues litigated in the unlimited court, regardless of the amount involved.
Grant Winegarden Paralegal Professional Corporation provides Small Claims Court services for clients located in St. Thomas, Talbotville, Port Stanley, Komoka, Wallacetown, among other places!
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If you need to sue in Small Claims Court, or if you are being sued in Small Claims Court, it is important to contact a professional legal representative to assist you with the process.
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