SONIA LOISELLE - LAWYER: FAQ
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What is small claims jurisdiction?
For any claim up to $15,000, excluding interest, or for the resolution, termination or cancellation of a contract for which the value and, if applicable, the amount claimed does not exceed $15,000 each.
Can I be represented before the Régie du logement?
Yes, unless the request is for the recovery of $15,000 or less. If the application includes another conclusion, such as the termination of the lease, the person may be represented by counsel.
Should I publish my commercial lease on the land register?
Yes, the publication of your lease protects you in the event of a sale of the building to a third party.
If the final judgment is in my favour, will I get a refund of the lawyer's fees paid?
No. In principle, lawyers' fees are not refundable, unless there has been an abuse of a legal process by the opposing party.
When can I execute my judgment?
After the expiry of the appeal deadlines.
How long do I have to execute my judgment?
The judgment is valid for a period of 10 years.