Introduces learners to the Ontario Small Claims Court system. The course walks consumers and advocates through a Small Claims Court action. Students learn where to find extensive online resources that explain and assist with the Small Claims Court process. Part II focuses on preparing a case for trial, dealing with default judgments, the trial process, and enforcing a judgment. With the filing limit now at $25,000, more and more people will be turning to Small Claims Court to resolve disputes. This course is a primer for anyone who is or may become involved in such proceedings.


There is no required textbook for this course.

Please note: There may be required software or other resources for this course. Please be sure to check the course outline when you first log in to the course.


It is preferred that students complete the Community Advocacy Techniques course first either by itself or along with another course from within the program.

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