Joseph Gelinas, Licensed Paralegal
Joseph Gelinas is a legal representative licensed by the Law Society of Ontario as a paralegal. Joseph provides a number of legal services in Central Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area. Areas of practice including Small Claims Court, human rights, landlord and tenant, traffic tickets, provincial and by-law offences, and more.
Small Claims Court
The Small Claims Court deals with civil claims worth the principal amount of $35,000 plus costs, disbursements, and pre and post judgment interest. Common claims include breach of contract, torts, negligence, common law causes of action, and statutory liabilities.
Administrative tribunals are quasi-judicial decision-makers that act similar to but are distinct from courts. Common administrative tribunals include the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Landlord and Tenant Board, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and many more.
Traffic tickets are quasi-criminal provincial offences established under the Highway Traffic Act and are prosecuted in the Ontario Court of Justice. Traffic tickets can raise the costs of your insurance and provide you with demerits points.
Please note that not all cases are taken on contingency and that Joseph Gelinas, Licensed Paralegal can only be retained for a contingency case when a contingency retainer is signed. Criminal and quasi-criminal offences are restricted from being taken on contingency by the Law Society of Ontario.