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.
Free hours with a mediator to settle a small claim out-of-court. Mediation can help untangle many a conflict!
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: January 27, 2023