B.C. tribunal paves way for cyber solutions to small claims disputes

B.C. residents will soon be able to sidestep a physical courtroom and fight many small claims disputes online.  Starting June 1, the Ministry of Justice says the Civil Resolution Tribunal will begin accepting small claims cases involving amounts of $5,000 or less.  The tribunal is Canada’s first online mechanism for resolving homeowner association and small claim disputes, but is currently restricted to property issues valued at under than $5,000.    Read the article……………


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