Tag Archives: Rules of the Small Claims Court

Ready, Set… File! Big Changes for Small Claims

In one week, big changes come into effect for Small Claims Courts in the province. Among the changes — paralegals will be able to electronically file more documents, including writs of seizure and sale under the Rules of Civil Procedure. These are among the modifications made, after discussions between the government and the Law Society […]

Electronic Filing – Small Claims Update

  Paralegals will be able to electronically file more documents, including writs of seizure and sale under the Rules of Civil Procedure, after discussions between the government and the Law Society of Upper Canada.   The changes take effect July 1. Two regulations that affect paralegals are: O. Reg. 43/14 (RCP amendment regulation) O. Reg. […]

Electronic Filing, Service Changes: SCC Update

Last August, paralegal Andrew Hyland broke down coming changes to the Rules of the Small Claims Court. SCOPE updates the changes, as more rules are on-deck to be phased-in. Amendments to the Rules of the Small Claims Court will continue to affect paralegals who work in this area of practice, with more changes coming into […]

Multiple Plaintiffs, One Defendant

Scott McEachern is a Durham-area paralegal whose practice focuses on civil litigation. Scott leads SCOPE readers through the nitty-gritty details and relevant case law, of multiple plaintiff claims against a single defendant, within the monetary jurisdiction of small claims actions. As a paralegal practitioner working primarily in Small Claims Court litigation, I am approached from […]

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