Referrals - Courts

Pro Bono Law Ontario

Pro Bono Law Ontario (PBLO) has a section of their site for the public, Law Help Ontario, which has links to several guidebooks and tip sheets for self-represented litigants. They also have links to court guides and forms and videos on representing yourself in Small Claims Court.

 

Titles include:

  • Starting a Civil Proceeding in Superior Court

  • Defending a Civil Proceeding in Superior Court

  • The Discovery Process

  • A Guide to Preparing Your Affidavit

  • A Guide to Motions

  • Overview of the Superior Court of Justice Process

Ontario Courts, Including Small Claims Court

 

The Ministry of the Attorney General's Court Services page provides information on court locations, jury duty, court processes, forms and fees, as well as how to obtain a fee waiver.  There is information specifically on small claims court, including publications such as "Before Making a Claim in Small Claims Court." Also available online are Small Claims Court rules, forms and guides.  These guides include titles such as "Guide to Making a Claim" and "Guide to Replying to a Claim."  See also the Court Forms Assistant to help you fill out forms step by step.

 

The Ontario Bar Association also hosts a series of videos on Small Claims Court procedures on their YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/ALERTOBA.

 

All Ontario Court forms can be accessed at http://www.ontariocourtforms.on.ca.

 

You can also visit the Ontario Government's E-laws site to view the Rules of Civil Procedure (regulation under the Courts of Justice Act).

 

Read more about Canada's Justice System and Canada's Court system from the Department of Justice's website.

 

Webinar on Small Claims - from Your Legal Rights

 

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