Save time and effort by availing of paralegal services for your administrative and legal needs.
Since the rise of the paralegal profession in the sixties, paralegals have begun to play a crucial role in the legal process. Paralegals can efficiently deliver legal services at affordable rates for clients like yourself. A paralegal can take the weight off your shoulders and handle specific issues on your behalf.
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Toronto paralegal services
If you are in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and you need help with filing a claim, fighting a traffic fine, fighting an eviction, among others. Our professional and trusted paralegals can help.
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Small Claims filing
For property or money disputes, making a claim at the small claims court may be the path you need to take.
In Ontario, Small claims courts are authorized to try civil disputes of a monetary value of up to C$35,000 — you can claim up to this amount for money owed under an agreement (i.e. unpaid rents, unpaid loans, unpaid goods, unpaid services, or you may claim damages such as personal injuries, breach of contract, or damage of property.
In Ontario, paralegals can provide limited legal services and can appear in small claims and lower courts. They’re regulated similarly to lawyers, so you can be sure that their services meet a high standard of quality. Here are some of the ways a paralegal can help you when pursuing a case in a small claims court:
- A paralegal can make a claim on your behalf. If you don’t have the time to make a claim, a paralegal can do it for you. What’s more, they save you all the hours you would’ve wasted by trying to claim on your own.
- A paralegal is accurate. If you’re not sure about how you should go about your business in a small claims court, it’s best to have a professional do it for you. Working with a paralegal ensures that everything is done correctly and without any problems.
Landlord & Tenants
Owning a rental property in the Greater Toronto Area is a fantastic way to earn passive income; unfortunately, renting out to the wrong tenant can cost you much more than you earn.
As a landlord, you may be faced with a situation wherein you have no choice but to evict an unruly tenant. In other cases, you may want to evict a tenant even if they did nothing wrong; you may want to use the property for yourself, or you may wish to sell it. Regardless of the reason, evicting a tenant can be a long and challenging process.
To make sure that the eviction process moves along smoothly and without any hiccups, it’s best to work with knowledgeable and professional paralegals. We can help you prepare a winning case in the court.
If you’ve run into trouble in the road, you — the defendant — may face three areas of penalties.
The first set of penalties is court penalties. These may include driver’s license suspension and fines. The next area of penalty has to do with licensing issues. These issues may include a record of conviction, demerit points, and the like. The last set of penalties is the impact of a conviction on insurance costs. If you’re convicted, your insurance rates may rise.
In general, the court can resolve most traffic-related cases without you making a physical appearance. This may come as a relief to you. After all, getting tangled up with legal issues can cause significant stress and anxiety. Luckily, our paralegals can handle your legal matters for you and keep you informed of any significant developments.
Filing human rights complaints can get complicated.
If you’ve been a victim of discrimination when it comes to employment or rental accommodation, what comes to your mind may be the Canadian Charter of Rights; however, there is a difference between human rights laws and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Grounds of discrimination may vary depending on the jurisdiction.
The administrative tribunal in Ontario that hears cases brought under the Ontario Human Rights Code is the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The Ontario Human Rights Code is the statute against discrimination based on several grounds, such as race, disability, sex, and the like.
Depending on whether your complaint is within federal or provincial jurisdiction, it should be filed with either the Canadian Human Rights Commission or the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
As we mentioned earlier, filing human rights complaints can get tricky. To help you correctly file a human rights claim without needing to worry about the murky details, it would be best to work with a qualified paralegal.
What Is the WSIB?
The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) is Ontario’s provincial agency that provides insurance and support for workers injured on the job.
The insurance exists so that workers can receive compensation for lost time if an accident happens while working. Workplace insurance entitles workers to several benefits such as occupational disease compensation and loss of earnings compensation.
How Do I File a WSIB Claim?
If you’ve been injured in your workplace or if you’ve contracted an illness caused by your work, these are the things you’ll need to do:
- Tell your employer about the illness or accident.
- Seek medical attention as soon as possible.
- Report the accident to your health and safety representative or your union representative (if applicable)
To claim WSIB benefits, you need to sign and complete the Worker’s Report of Injury/Disease. Additionally, it’s essential to ask the healthcare worker assigned to you to send a Health Professional’s Report to the WSIB.
Although the claims process may sound straightforward, it can be stressful — especially if you’re still recovering from your accident or injury.
To make the process easier for you, it’s best to work with a paralegal who can represent you at any stage of your Workplace Safety & Insurance Board claim.
For example, a paralegal can clear up any issues about policy interpretations when you make your WSIB loss of earnings claim. A paralegal can also aid you if you are in no physical or mental condition to fill the forms yourself.
Client Intake form
If you’re having trouble with any of the issues listed above, it’s best to hire a professional paralegal. With the help of a paralegal, you can resolve your problem efficiently and effectively. In the Greater Toronto Area, Process Server Toronto offers the best legal support services.
Our agents are professionally trained to serve legal documents on your behalf; however, we go above and beyond what is necessary. On top of helping you resolve your legal issues, we make it a point to provide our services to you at affordable rates and support you through every step of the process.
If you’re in need of the paralegal services we provide, kindly contact us by filling up the form below.