The Law Centre, University of Victoria

The Law Centre provides advice, assistance and representation to clients who cannot afford a lawyer. Examples of cases dealt with at The Law Centre include: Criminal matters; Divorce, support and other family law matters; Human rights complaints; Civil disputes; and Hearings before administrative tribunals, such as: Employment insurance; Welfare, landlord and tenant disputes; and Canada Pension Plan. The Law Centre also provides law students with clinical and legal education.

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This factsheet will help you prepare for a trial in small claims court by providing a step-by-step method for dealing with basic trial procedure and preparation, including what you must prove to win your case and what ...
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A default hearing in small claims court is to find out why a debtor has not made payments required by a payment schedule. This factsheet explains what default hearings are for, what is likely to happen at court, how to ...
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This factsheet is about collecting debts after a small claims court has made a decision that one person owes another person money. It gives information from the point of view of the person trying to collect and the ...
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This factsheet explains what to expect at a settlement conference in small claims court and how to prepare.
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A default order can be granted in small claims court when, for example, a defendant fails to file a reply to a notice of claim. This factsheet provides an overview of the procedure to cancel a default order or dismissal ...
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This factsheet describes third party procedures, which is when a defendant makes another person a party to a lawsuit. It covers how a defendant can add a third party, what a third party should do when served with a ...
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This factsheet will give you a step-by-step procedure to follow to appeal an order to allow or dismiss a claim made by a judge in small claims court.
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This factsheet provides an overview of a lawsuit in small claims court. It lists many of the steps that may be taken by each party in a lawsuit in small claims court and includes definitions of terms used in the Small ...
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This factsheet explains some of the procedures that apply when someone under 19 years of age is a party to a lawsuit in small claims court.
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This factsheet explains the step-by-step procedure to follow to preserve property which is the subject matter of a lawsuit.
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