Small Claims Court

Unpaid accounts for goods or services sold and delivered; Unpaid loans; NSF cheques; Property damage; Personal injuries; Breach of contract.

Landlord & Tenant

Claims in Landlord and Tenant Board: Eviction notice; Ending tenancy; Unlawful rent increase; Serious maintenance problems.

Personal Injury

Recovering damages in a personal injury claim: Auto accident injuries; Pedestrian or cyclist accidents; Slips & falls; Work related injuries.

Traffic Offences

Speeding; Distracted driving; Drive without a valid driver’s license; Leaving the scene of an accident; Reckless driving; Running a red light or stop sign.

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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

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Our Team

Elena Grigorieva


Education: College Paralegal Diploma, Bachelor's Degree in Law (Russia)
Practice: Small Claims Court, Landlord Tenant, Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule

Ronald Teixeira


Education: College Paralegal Diploma

Practice: Business Management, Office Administration

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