Our Services

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Why A Paralegal?

Professional Regulation

Paralegals are regulated by the Law Society of Upper Canada, are required to follow the same professional code of conduct as lawyers.

Professional Regulation

Professional Insurance

Paralegals are required to carry an insurance. Once licensed and insured, the paralegal can provide legal services within a limited scope.

Professional Insurance

Scope of Practice

Paralegals can offer legal services in certain areas, such as small claims court, traffic court, tribunal work and minor criminal matters.

Scope of Practice

Cost Effective

Although a lawyer can assist the public in these types of matters as well, it is usually more cost effective to use a paralegal.

Cost Effective

what Scales & Shield is doing

Our Services

Landlord & Tenant

The Landlord and Tenant Board resolves disputes between tenants and landlords.
° A landlord has rights: to choose a tenant, to collect rent, rent deposit, to increase the rent, to enter the rental unit, to end tenancy, to evict a tenant.
° A tenant has responsibilities: paying rent on time, not allowed to withhold rent, cleanliness, repair of damage, be reasonably quiet.
° A tenant has rights: to be provided with copies of documents, for a well maintained housing, for vital services, for reasonable enjoyment, not to be harassed.

Personal Injury

In most circumstances, an insurance company is responsible for the payment of damages in motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall and work related injuries cases.
° Motor vehicle accidents - from lack of road maintenance, bad weather to impaired driving - disputes are handled by the Licence Appeal Tribunal;
° Slips & Falls - icy sidewalks, uneven stairs, debris filled walkways, water and oil spills on glossy flooring - disputes are handled by the Small Claims Court (claims less that $25,000);
° Work Related Injuries - construction, handling hazardous or heavy material, using or operating machinery - claims are handled by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.

Traffic Offences

Traffic violations can result in expensive tickets, higher insurance rates, and possibly suspension of your driver's license.
° Speeding is one of the most common reasons for a traffic ticket.
° With the rise of cell phone use, distracted driving is at an all-time high.
° In every Province, it’s unlawful to drive without a valid driver’s license.
° Leaving the scene of an accident is a serious crime, especially if anyone was injured in the crash.
° Driving “recklessly” or with a “willful” disregard for the safety of others.
° Running a red light or stop sign is one of the most dangerous offenses a driver can commit.

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About our company

Scales & Shield Paralegal Professional Corporation provides a multi-disciplinary legal practice.
Scales & Shield Paralegal Professional Corporation is located at 275 Martin Street in Milton, Ontario. Scales & Shield serves clients in the Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Burlington and Hamilton area.

Our Primary Goals

  • To exceed customer's expectations
    Build and retain extraordinary team with exceptional legal representatives.
  • To provide the community with legal guidance
    Be able to provide legal help at the cost of overhead through technology practice.
  • To represent and protect our clients' interest.
    Be proactive thinking and find ways to measure success or failure.

Our Scope of Practice

Small Claims Court

Landlord & Tenant

Personal Injury

Trafic Offences