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 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 broad powers to order remedies for monetary damages, non-monetary relief, and public interest remedies.
Landlord and Tenant Maintenance Issues
Landlords in Ontario have a general duty to maintain and repair a unit, and its property, in a good state of repair, fit for habitation, and in accordance with the relevant standards. If a landlord is provided proper notice and fails to maintain the unit, remedies may be available to you at the landlord and tenant board.
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.