PARALEGAL FEES- LTB, SCC and OCJ

HAMILTON LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD (SOUTHERN REGIONAL OFFICE)

SERVICE (HAMILTON) $ FEE
TELEPHONE CONSULTATION 0
1 HOUR INITIAL PERSONAL CONSULTATION 100
1/2 DAY HEARING 250
FULL DAY HEARING 350
NOTICE 25 (simple N4) to 100 (more complex N5, N6, N7, N8)
APPLICATION 150 (simple L1, L9) to 175 (more complex L2, L3, L4 )
DRAFT AND SERVE LEGAL LETTER 100.00 TO 150.00
DRAFT AND FILE REQUEST TO REVIEW AN ORDER 200 (simple) to 275 (more complex)
DRAFT AND FILE SUMMONS TO WITNESS 100
DRAFT LTB AFFIDAVIT – AFFIDAVIT

MEET WITH CLIENT SWEAR AFFIDAVIT

50 TO 75
DRAFT AND FILE SHERIFF PAPERWORK 100
LEGAL RESEARCH $75.00 PER HOUR
HEARING PREP TIME $75.00 PER HOUR

TORONTO LANDLORD & TENANT BOARD (TORONTO SOUTH)

SERVICE (TORONTO) $ FEE (MILEAGE AND PARKING INCLUDED)
TELEPHONE CONSULTATION 0
1 HOUR INITIAL PERSONAL CONSULTATION 150
1/2 DAY HEARING 250
FULL DAY HEARING 400
NOTICE 25 (simple N4) to 100 (more complex N5, N6, N7, N8)
APPLICATION 150 (simple L1, L9) to 175(more complex L2, L3, L4 )
DRAFT LTB AFFIDAVIT – AFFIDAVIT OR STATUTORY DECLARATION

MEET WITH CLIENT SWEAR AFFIDAVIT

50 TO 75
DRAFT AND FILE REQUEST TO REVIEW AN ORDER 200 (simple) to 275 (more complex)
DRAFT AND FILE SUMMONS TO WITNESS 100
DRAFT AND  FILE SHERIFF PAPERWORK 100
LEGAL RESEARCH $75.00 PER HOUR
HEARING PREP TIME $75.00 PER HOUR

BURLINGTON LANDLORD & TENANT BOARD (BURLINGTON)

SERVICE (BURLINGTON) $  FEE (MILEAGE AND PARKING INCLUDED)
TELEPHONE CONSULTATION 0
1 HOUR INITIAL PERSONAL CONSULTATION 100
1/2 DAY HEARING 250
FULL DAY HEARING 350
NOTICE 25 (simple N4) to 100 (more complex N5, N6, N7, N8)
APPLICATION 150 (simple L1, L9) to 175(more complex L2, L3, L4 )
DRAFT LTB AFFIDAVIT – AFFIDAVIT OR STATUTORY DECLARATION

MEET WITH CLIENT SWEAR AFFIDAVIT

50 TO 75
DRAFT AND FILE REQUEST TO REVIEW AN ORDER  200 (simple) to 275 (more complex)
DRAFT AND FILE SUMMONS TO WITNESS 100
PREPARE AND FILE SHERIFF 100
LEGAL RESEARCH $75.00 PER HOUR
HEARING PREP TIME $75.00 PER HOUR

SMALL CLAIMS COURT

 Consultation Fees

$75.00 per hour consulting for meetings, discussions, casework, drafting, research, hearing preparation, witness interviews.

 Garnishments

$250.00 for registering LTB Order, drafting, issuing and serving (mailing) Garnishment;

 Writ of Seizure and Sale of Land

$250.00 for registering LTB Order, drafting, issuing and serving (mailing) Writ of Seizure and Sale of Land.

 Examination of Debtor

$150.00 for registering LTB Order, drafting, and issuing Notice of Examination of Debtor

 Contempt

$150.00 for drafting, and issuing Notice of Contempt.

 Examination and/or Contempt Hearings

$200.00 for each appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour

 Actions

$250.00 for drafting, issuing and filing Plaintiffs Claim $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy pleadings

$250.00 for drafting, issuing and filing Defence $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy pleadings

$250.00 for drafting, issuing and filing Defendants Claims or Third Party Claim $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy pleadings

$150.00 for drafting, and filing Motions, and Affidavit in Support of Motion, $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy materials.

$250.00 for drafting Factum’s in support of Action or Motion, $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy materials.

$100.00 for preparing Brief of Authorities (legal research charged at $75.00 per hour)

 Summons to Witness

$  100.00 for drafting Summons to Witness

 Pre-trial Settlement Conference 

$250.00 for each settlement conference appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour

Trial and/or Motion Fees

$300.00 for each Trial appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour
$400.00 for each Trial appearance (full day )

 Legal Research and Trial Prep Time charged at a rate of $75.00 per hour.

MILEAGE AND PARKING CHARGED WHEN TRAVELLING OUTSIDE OF HAMILTON

NOTE: SOME COURT DOCUMENTS REQUIRE PERSONAL SERVICE PURSUANT TO THE RULES OF THE SMALL CLAIMS COURT

PROCESS SERVING FEES NOT INCLUDED

 

ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE – Provincial Offences

 Consultation Fees

$75.00 per hour consulting for meetings, discussions, casework, drafting, research, trial preparation, witness interviews.

Legal Drafting/Filing 

$150.00 for drafting, and court filing, $100.00 extra for complex or lengthy matters

First Appearances

$250.00 for each First Appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour

Trial and/or Motion Fees

$300.00 for each Trial appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour
$450.00 for each Court Trial appearance (full day )

Judicial Pre-Trial 

$250.00 for each JPT appearance up to 4 hours (1/2 day)  – Extra time @ $75 per hour

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MILEAGE AND PARKING CHARGED WHEN TRAVELLING OUTSIDE OF HAMILTON