Small Claims Court - Getting Started

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This program will help you to prepare Small Claims Court forms. It will guide you step by step through the form-completion process by asking you a series of questions. At the end of the process you can print out a completed  Notice of Claim and a partially completed Affidavit of Service.

This program does not file your claim electronically. You must print out the forms and bring them to the court to start your Small Claims Court action. Instructions on how to file and serve your forms will print out with the forms. So will a sheet with court addresses.

To see a sample Notice of Claim form click here.

Saving Your Forms
You can save your claim at any point in the process. When you save a claim, you will be asked to give your name or email address and to create a password for yourself. Your claim will be saved for 30 days. Only someone who knows your name or email address and password will be able to access your forms.

The save feature is for your convenience only. It allows you to access your forms and go back later. It allows you to correct and reprint your forms if you make a mistake. You can choose to use the program without saving the forms.

Printing Your Forms
If you do not have a printer, contact your local public library or Community Access Program (CAP) office for information about using their public access computers and printers. To locate the CAP office nearest you, call toll free 1-866-569-8428 or go to <www.nscap.ca>

Other Resources
To view the Small Claims Court brochure, click here.
To contact the Small Claims Court administration office in your area, click here.

 
  
To contact the Small Claims Court administration office in your area, click here.

Technical needs :
  • ability to print standard letter page - 8.5 x 11 inch size.
  • ability to view and print Adobe PDF files. Free Adobe Reader ® software lets anyone view and print Adobe PDF files. Use the latest version for best results.

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