Civil litigation includes five different areas: financial disputes, housing, employment law, defamation, and family law. All of these are serious topics that deserve the best representation available for best outcomes, especially since losing a case often involves paying the legal costs of the other party as well as your own
In Ontario, there are several statutes and practices governing civil litigation, and these can be difficult for a layperson to navigate. Timelines are strict, and there are many complex steps to be completed, including pleadings, affidavits of documents, discovery examinations, motions, mediation, undertakings, refusals, pretrial, and eventually, trial. A lawyer has specialized knowledge and dedicated time to complete these steps in a manner that will be most advantageous to you. This will save you time and stress, and give you the best chance to prevail. For any and all civil claims, whether you are the claimant or the defendant, give our Thornhill, Ontario law firm a call at 905-597-8529 today.
How Can a Lawyer Help to Streamline the Process in a Civil Case?
The goal of civil litigation in Ontario is resolution. Our lawyers have worked on hundreds of civil cases and understand the best methods for bringing them to a conclusion that is most beneficial to you, the client, often cirumventing the need for the time and cost of going to trial. Should your case go to trial, we will be there to represent your best interests and ensure that all procedures are correctly completed.
Do I Need a Lawyer, Even for Small Claims Court?
In Ontario, the Small claims court is designed to handle civil cases in a fast, low-cost manner. Still there are important steps that must be followed and many forms to be filled out. All procedures must happen on a specified timeline, including serving the defendant, in person, with the claim. If you have a lawyer, they will take care of this step. Otherwise, you will have to either deliver the claim in person yourself, or find a friend or relative to do it for you. This can certainly be uncomfortable, given the contentious nature of civil litigation. Hiring a lawyer keeps your from having to confront the other party directly, and ensures that all requirements are met in a timely and correct manner.
What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Lawyer as the Claimant or the Defendant in a Civil Case?
Whether you are bringing a case against another party or company or defending against a case brought against you in civil court, hiring a lawyer from K&Y Law P.C. to represent you will bring you peace of mind, knowing that we will bring the full weight of our knowledge and experience to our task of bringing your case to its most advantageous conclusion. Save yourself the hassle of tight deadlines and piles of paperwork and call K&Y Law P.C. at 905-597-8529 today!