Understanding a Small Claims Court Trial

Explains legal terms used, what kind of evidence you can use at trial, how you can prepare for trial, and an overview of the common procedure for trial.

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Provincial Court of British Columbia
produced in
2015
last reviewed
January 2015 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
basics
tags
claim, counterclaim, evidence, relevance, admissibility, oral testimony, witnesses, documents, exhibits, affidavit, settlement conference, trial procedure, trial preparation, cross-examination, Small Claims Court Factsheets