Small Claims Court: Guide to Getting Ready for Court

The information in this guide is an overview of the legislation and rules of procedure that govern Small Claims Court. Inside this guide:

  • Introduction
  • Part One: Settlement conference - describes the settlement conference, its purpose, and what you can do to prepare for it
  • Part Two: Trial - describes what happens during a trial and sets out additional steps to take to get your case ready 
  • Checklist: Getting ready for trial
  • Part Three: Assessment hearing - describes the assessment hearing process and when you would need one