Schedule of Fees and Costs for Tribunal Work
There are several potential stages involved in the eviction of a tenant. Below are the various stages and types of work for which you will be charged for a typical Tribunal application terminating a tenancy, as well as other types of applications and fees.
It is impossible to generalize on fees and costs, as the amount you will be charged will vary depending on the complexity of the application, the amount of research and preparation required, the length of the hearing, the sophistication of the client and number of appearances. However, you only pay for the services used.
|Notice of arrears and termination, preparation and service by mail or fax|
|Filing of a certificate of service with the Tribunal|
|Preparing and filing the application with Tribunal plus service by mail or fax|
|Represent the landlord at a hearing, if necessary (GTA) which may involve a trial or settlement through the Tribunal mediation service|
|Tribunal adjournment, attendance at the Tribunal but the case not heard|
|Filing an eviction order with the Sheriff|
|Additional preparation for a case, only if needed, for complex accounting preparation, trial prep., interviewing witnesses etc. is charged on a per hour basis|
|Preparation work for Above Guideline Applications is charged on a per hour basis|
|Representing the landlord at a hearing for an above guideline application|
Schedule of Costs for Small Claims Court Work
There are several potential stages involved in the claim or collection of money. Below are some of the more common fees for the more routine services.
|Initiate plaintiff’s claim including service on the respondent||$350.00|
|Pre-Trial appearance at Court||$350.00|
|Trial attendance (Minimum, based on two and a half hours)||$500.00|
|Additional hourly rate at trial||$150.00|
|File and serve Affidavit and Notice of Garnishment||$175.00|
Other disbursements such as photocopies, mileage and parking may be made on your behalf, for which reasonable fees representing the actual cost of the disbursement will be billed back on your account.
Fees for Small Claims Court are based on an action within the Toronto Small Claims Court’s geographical jurisdiction.