Filing a claim
Steps and online form for filing a claim against an individual, organization or the Québec government.
Defending a case
Steps and online form for responding to a claim and defending a case on the merits.
Roles, responsibilities and indemnities for individuals who participate in a hearing as witnesses.
Attend free information sessions online or in person in certain regions of Québec.
Mediation and arbitration
Mediation and arbitration are part of the small claims process to settle your case.
Preparation for and conduct of the hearing, postponement, suspension of the hearing, recovery of exhibits.
Small claims judgment
A small claims judgment cannot be appealed. The debtor has a legal time limit to pay the amount owed directly to the creditor.
Last update: August 2, 2023