Small Claims Court Factsheets: Starting a Lawsuit

This factsheet lists the steps you will need to take before starting a lawsuit in small claims court. It also explains how to prepare the necessary paperwork.

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produced by
The Law Centre, University of Victoria
produced in
2008
last reviewed
January 2008 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
self-help & forms
tags
small claims court, Small Claims Court Factsheets, starting a lawsuit, jurisdiction of small claims court, filing fees, demand letter, court forms, notice of claim, representing yourself