Applications may be filed at the Small Claims Division by individuals acting in their own name, and also by some representatives and entities.
Any natural or legal person can be sued at the Small Claims Division, but in some cases the defendant must be represented by a designated person.
In some cases, the defendant in a case at the Small Claims Division must be represented by a designated person.
Ability to take legal action
A person who does not have the ability to take legal action is entitled to be represented.
Proceedings against the Québec government and the government of Canada
When suing a Québec or Canada government department or body, you must identify it correctly.
Last update: September 9, 2021