Resources for Small Claims Cases

Civil Resolution Tribunal
Enforcing a Payment Order
Evidence
Getting A Lawyer or Legal Advice
Information on Small Claims Court
Law and Rules
Preparing for Small Claims Court
Resolving Disputes out of Court
Settlement and Trial Conferences
Small Claims Forms & Fees
Support at your trial


Civil Resolution Tribunal

Enforcing a Payment Order

Evidence

Getting A Lawyer or Legal Advice

  • Ask JES – free service from BC Justice Education Society providing answers to legal questions by live chat, phone or email Monday to Friday, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Clicklaw HelpMap - find legal advice and lawyers in your area
  • Lawyer Referral Service - free 30 minute consultation with a lawyer
  • Access Pro Bono - free legal advice and lawyers’ services

Information on Small Claims Court

Laws and Rules

Preparing for Small Claims Court

Resolving Disputes out of Court
(also called “Alternate Dispute Resolution” or “ADR”)

  • SmallClaimsBC – free, secure, online dispute resolution service
  • Mediate BC – maintains a list of qualified mediators for civil law and family disputes
  • Solution Explorer – free legal information and tools to resolve a small claims dispute
  • Peoples Law School – step-by-step guidance to work out every day legal problems, and a question and answer service

Settlement and Trial Conferences

Small Claims Forms & Fees

Support at your trial

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