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It is crucial to do a bit of research before going to the Small Claims Court, even if you plan to hire a Small Claims Court Lawyer. Small Claims Court information can be found all over the internet. The best place for small claims court information is the simple guide that the Ontario government provides […]

As of July 1, 2014, the Small Claims Court of Ontario has instituted new rules. Details of all of the changes can be found here. One of the most significant changes is that Small Claims Defences will no longer be served upon Plaintiff’s by the court clerk. Instead, you now have to serve your Small […]

The short answer is yes. The long answer is worth coming in for a free consultation to hear. Let me show you how I can help you achieve your goals. “Surround yourself with the best people you can find…” – Ronald Reagan, 40th President of The United States (1981-1989)        

Whether it’s Small Claims Court or Superior Court, I can help you through the process. Either way, the same basic principles apply. Doing business requires a huge portion of “the customer is always right”, and a certain element of “so sue me”.  Kleiman Law will help you carry on business with a mentality that will […]

They say that if you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, try not doing it. This is doubly true in the Small Claims Court where awards can be up to $25,000.00 before cost awards and legal bills. Your decision of who to hire can make or break your case. As with any professional, it’s […]

If you weren’t referred to me directly, you may want to hear what other clients have said about me: What am I most proud of? I’m most proud of the success of my clients. “Amazing lawyer. Honest, responsive, and very helpful.” M.N., Toronto “I contacted Jonathan for some legal assistance concerning my business and he […]

What’s All The Fuss About Small Claims Court? …and why are they calling $25,000 “small”? In addition to my business law practice, I often represent people in the Small Claims Court. While the Small Claims Court is designed to accommodate people without representation, the Court’s jurisdiction now goes up to $25,000.00, which means that some […]

In Small Claims Court, you will either wind up with a reasonable settlement, or a reasonable judgment! Small Claims Court is a great tool for settling disputes, but that does not mean you have to go through the process to get results. Reasonable people reach reasonable settlements, especially with the help of professionals, and a […]