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How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario

KPA Lawyers – March 26, 2019 Although the Small Claims Court is designed to be accessible to people who decide not to retain the services of a lawyer or licensed paralegal, appealing a decision made by a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court after your trial is a very different matter altogether. Appeals from Small Claims Court in Ontario are decided by a

What is an Appeal Book and Compendium at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 26, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. An Appeal Book and Compendium is a tabbed and bound document that contains necessary

What is an Exhibit Book at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Exhibit Book is a tabbed and bound document that contains necessary documents

What is an Appellant’s Factum at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Appellant’s Factum is a bound document containing a concise summary of the

Can you sue for assault in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 The short answer is yes. Now for the long answer: When you sue someone for hitting, pushing, punching, kicking, or grabbing you (or some similar act) the correct term in civil court is battery. There are lot of myths about battery. For example, if you think you have to be really injured to justify a lawsuit, you’d be

What is a Book of Authorities at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. It is of great assistance to the Divisional Court for the parties to

What is a Certificate of Perfection at Divisional Court in Ontario?

KPA Lawyers – March 27, 2019 Although the Divisional Court hears appeals from many types of courts and tribunals, if you are specifically interested in appealing a decision of the Small Claims Court, then we recommend reading How to appeal a Small Claims Court case in Ontario before reading this article. The Certificate of Perfection must do the following: state that the Appeal Book

Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario summarily dismisses bizarre coffee “disability” lawsuit

KPA Lawyers – April 17, 2019 It should come as no surprise that since Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal lacks the authority to financially penalize frivolous lawsuits, it will, at some point, experience frivolous lawsuits (perhaps more frequently than many people would like to admit). It should also be noted that neither KPA Lawyers nor any of our employees had anything to do with this

What to do if your tenant appeals an eviction order to the Divisional Court in Ontario

KPA Lawyers – April 4, 2019 It can be frustrating to spend all of that time and money winning your shiny new Eviction Order from the Landlord and Tenant Board, only to discover that your tenant has appealed his or her case to the Divisional Court. The effect of this appeal, as you might already be aware, is that your Eviction Order is “stayed”

How to apply for a liquor license in Mississauga

KPA Lawyers – April 17, 2019 Considering how many people enjoy spending time in restaurants and bars in Peel Region, you may have, at some point, thought about starting your own liquor licensed establishment in Mississauga. If you’re thinking about becoming a first-time applicant for a Liquor Sales License, then read on. First things first, the Liquor License Act and it’s associated regulations sets

What to do if you have received a Plaintiff’s Claim in Mississauga

KPA Lawyers – April 28, 2019 If you have received (been “served” with) a Plaintiff’s Claim in Mississauga, you should contact a lawyer immediately. A Plaintiff’s Claim is a document, known as an “originating process” that commences a lawsuit in Ontario’s Small Claims Court. It is only used in cases that involve less than $25,000. It is not used for cases that involve more

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