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, and tenant applications.
Small Claims Court
The Ontario 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.
Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment
In Ontario, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal deals with most cases of discrimination, harassment, and sexual harassment. The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has powers to order broad remedies for monetary damages, non-monetary relief, and public interest remedies.
Residential Tenancy Issues
When a tenant's rights under the Residential Tenancies Act in Ontario are breached, generally, the Landlord and Tenant Board has powers over providing remedies. The Landlord and Tenant Board has powers to order broad remedies including monetary damages worth a principal amount of up to $35,000 and non-monetary orders.
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.