A Paralegal is an individual who is licensed, trained, and has an understanding of the law, either self-employed or employed by a lawyer, law office, corporation, or government agency who performs in particular, the delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is accountable. A Filipino Licensed Paralegal Toronto or Filipino Paralegal can represent a client in Provincial Offences, Landlord and Tenant Disputes, Small Claims, and Other Tribunal Matters.


Provincial Offences

Provincial offences include but are not limited to:

Offences under the Highway Traffic Act such as:

  1. Speeding
  2. Careless driving
  3. Driving under suspension

Offences under the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

Failing to surrender or possessing a false or invalid insurance card

Offences under the Liquor Licence Act

Selling alcohol to a minor

Offences under the Trespass to Property Act

Illegal entry into private property

Offences under Occupational Health and Safety Act

Offences under the Municipal by-laws

Provincial Offences Act is a provincial statute that sets out procedures for the prosecution of offences under the provincial statutes and regulations and municipal by-laws.

AJ Law LLP can provide your best options in all provincial offences matters.

Landlord and Tenant Disputes

The rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants are set out in the Residential Tenancies Act of Ontario. The disputes between landlords and tenants are adjudicated before the Landlord & Tenant Board, which is part of Ontario’s Social Justice Tribunals.

AJ Law LLP can assist you with the following:

  • Evictions
  • Rent Arrears
  • Unpaid Utilities
  • Leases
  • Illegal Acts
  • Interference with Reasonable Enjoyment
  • Enforcement of Orders/ Collection

Small Claims

In small claims court, you can sue for money or the return of personal property valued at $35,000 or less, not including interest and cost.

Your lawsuit must be in one of the following:

Claims for money such as:

  1. Unpaid accounts for goods or services sold and delivered
  2. Unpaid loans
  3. Unpaid rent
  4. NSF (non-sufficient funds) cheques

Claims for damages such as:

  1. Property damage
  2. Clothes damaged by a dry cleaner
  3. Personal injuries
  4. Breach of contract

Whether you are starting your claim or have been served and need to file a defence, The Paralegal and our Filipino Lawyer in Toronto can help.

Other Tribunal Matters

AJ Law has successfully represented clients at a disciplinary hearing and licensing matters. We can represent your case, help mediate and arrive to a resolution.