Ministry of Justice

Small Claims

In small claims court, people can settle their differences in cases worth anywhere up to $25,000. It has less formal and less complicated rules and procedures than Supreme Court. For example, the forms you use in the small claims court are the "fill-in-the-blank" type. Small claims court users are encouraged to settle their claims by agreement. If necessary, there will be a trial and a judge will decide the claim.

In this section, you will find information on small claims court processes, forms and fees, as well as links to legislation and other helpful resources.