Suing Someone in Small Claims Court

This script discusses suing someone in small claims court. Topics include filing a notice of claim, serving the defendant, the filing of a reply, and making a counterclaim against someone.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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small claims court, suing someone, notice of claim, serve, claimant, defendant, consent order, payment order, time limit, reply, settlement conference, counterclaim, default order
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