Paralegal Issues

JusticeNet is available to qualified individuals for a variety of legal services which may be performed by licensed paralegals. Areas of law for paralegals currently covered in the JusticeNet Program are:

  • Small Claims Court: civil suits worth less than $35,000
  • Provincial Offences: quasi-criminal cases in the Ontario Court of Justice under the Provincial Offences Act
  • Summary Convictions under the Criminal Code where the maximum penalty is no longer than 6 months in prison
  • Administrative Tribunals: representation before various administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, and the Financial Services Commission.
  • Refugee & Immigration: matters falling under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act