Waiving Filing Fees in BC Small Claims Court

This guide is intended to help make small claims court cheaper for you. Whether you are a plaintiff or a defendant, there are various filing fees associated with being in small claims court. If you cannot afford any of these fees, you can apply and ask to not have to pay them.

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filing fees, court fees, small claims court, indigent status, representing yourself, Self-Help Guidebook, indigency