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ONTARIO SMALL CLAIMS COURT: PREPARING YOUNG LAWYERS FOR THE MAJOR LEAGUE


Many may argue that the Ontario Small Claims Court system is a sad legal mechanism for carrying out effective justice. That I do not doubt. However, I believe the answer really depends on who you ask. The Small Claims Court is designed to be “For The People”, but in practice, the procedures and formalities are enough to confuse many lawyers at times. Navigating the Small Claims Court system without a solid legal understanding can be like Scuba Diving with an air tank full of hornets.  From the layman’s stand point; the small claims court system is an inconvenient process with legal headaches and complexities beyond belief. For the young lawyer however, it may be just the perfect training ground. Read more

 
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