Court System

Highlights

  • If you need a lawyer, you should be aware of what a good one can do for you. They will carefully review your legal issue and consider all the options that are available to you. Once you have decided ...read more »
  • Canada’s legal system is complex, featuring two official languages (English and French), two legal traditions in common law and civil law (only for Quebec), two separate systems for processing cases ...read more »
  • Just like doctors, lawyers can be sued for malpractice. If you feel your lawyer’s carelessness or negligence cost you a case or affected a claim, you can take them to court.read more »

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  • You can sue doctors, dentists, architects, engineers and almost any professional if their negligence or bad judgment affects you. You can even sue your own lawyer. But if you encounter a judge who ...read more »
  • Just like doctors, lawyers can be sued for malpractice. If you feel your lawyer’s carelessness or negligence cost you a case or affected a claim, you can take them to court.read more »
  • Hiring a lawyer can be prohibitively expensive for many Canadians, so the government attempts to provide alternatives for people who need legal help but can’t afford it.read more »
  • Since legal help is often unaffordable for some clients, most provinces allow lawyers to work some types of cases on a “no win, no fee” basis.read more »
  • For those of us who have never had to fight a traffic ticket or had a run-in with the law of any kind, going to court for the first time can be very intimidating. Relax, that’s why we’re here.read more »
  • Canada’s legal system is complex, featuring two official languages (English and French), two legal traditions in common law and civil law (only for Quebec), two separate systems for processing cases ...read more »
  • For those of us who have never had to fight a traffic ticket or had a run-in with the law of any kind, going to court for the first time can be very intimidating. Relax, that’s why we’re here.read more »
  • Small claims court is a sort of “do-it-yourself” system for small-scale lawsuits. It’s more informal and cost-effective than other courts. It employs simpler rules you can easily represent yourself ...read more »
  • Publication bans and the rationale behind have been a burning topic among Canadians in recent years. Typically, bans are meant to ensure privacy, to protect victims and to preserve the right to a ...read more »
  • If you need a lawyer, you should be aware of what a good one can do for you. They will carefully review your legal issue and consider all the options that are available to you. Once you have decided ...read more »