What is Small Claims Court?

This script discusses Small Claims Court. Topics include the dollar limit for Small Claims Court, the place and procedures to "file" your lawsuit, and the types of claims tried in Small Claims Court.

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produced by
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
produced in
2014
last reviewed
November 2016 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.
 

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resource type
basics
tags
small claims court, judgment, claim limit, file a claim, claims for debts, claims for damages, limitation period, damages, cost, claim amount, recovery of money owed, personal injury, property loss, breaking a contract, appeals
other formats
audio/podcast