Q. How much will this cost?
A. Each file is handled on a case by case basis.
Q. What is the difference between a paralegal and a Lawyer?
A. Lawyers have a wider scope of practice than a Paralegal. Paralegals can not practice in Family Law, Wills and Estates or Real-estate.
Q. Can you guarantee that I will win my case
A. Although there are no guarantee's that you will "win" your case I will give you my honest and professional opinion for your situation.
Q. Do I have to pay a large retainer fee?
A. At Act Now Legal Services we do not require you to pay a retainer fee, we bill as we go.
Q. Do I have to deal with this now? Can't it wait?
A. All court proceedings have a time limit so best to deal with it right away to ensure you meet the deadline.
Q. What is the most I can sue for in Small Claims court?
A. The Small Claims Court has a monetary limit of $25,000.00 (Canadian)
Q. Can I claim my costs and legal fees?
A. Depending on the Court. In Small Claims and Landlord Tenant you can often claim your costs and a percentage of you legal fees if you are the successful party.
Q.What is the difference between a Commissioner of Oaths and a Notary Public?
A. A commissioner for taking affidavits is a person who can legally administer an oath, affirmation or declaration, for example, to a person making an affidavit.
A Notary Public has all the powers of a commissioner for taking affidavits, and can also verify that signatures, marks and copies of documents are true or genuine.
The information on this website is for general knowledge only; it is not intended to substitute for the advice of a lawyer or paralegal and does not address any specific facts or circumstances of your case. You should confirm with your legal representative on whether this information applies to your specific situation.