Definition : Court of Québec - Small claims division

A division of the Court of Québec (Civil division) having jurisdiction to hear certain cases in which the value claimed does not exceed $ 15,000, excluding interest. Its specificity is that : 

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ! Natural and legal persons may however consult a lawyer to prepare the hearing of their case. 


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