Small Claims Court Expands Matters It Will Hear Virtually

On August 10th, 2020, the Ontario Small Claims Court expanded the types of matters it will be hearing virtually. These include urgent matters, as well as settlement conferences requested by all or one party. Urgent Matters Urgent Smalls Claims Court matters are still being heard by telephone or videoconference. Your matter could be considered urgent…

Extension of Suspension of Limitation Periods and Procedural Deadlines

On March 20, 2020, the Ontario government suspended limitation periods and procedural time periods effective March 16, 2020. On June 5, 2020, the Ontario government extended this suspension up to and including September 11, 2020. This Regulation applies to limitation periods and procedural deadlines that are established by Ontario statutes, regulations, rules and by-laws. The…

7 Rules of Court Etiquette

Whether you’re being summoned to court, or just decide to sit in a trial (did you know most courtrooms are open to the public?), it’s important to remember that court is a serious place that deserves respect.   It’s important to be aware of the expectations in court, so to better prepare you for the…

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