DISBURSEMENTS AND ONTARIO COURT FEES - SMALL CLAIMS COURT FEES AND SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE FEES

Disbursements are out-of-pocket expenses that a lawyer incurs on behalf and with the consent of a client. The disbursements listed below are not exhaustive. Depending on the complexity of a given matter, additional expenses may be necessary.
DISBURSEMENT PRICE LIST
General Disbursements
Small Claims Court Disbursements
General Disbursements apply to all areas of law


Photocopying .................................................. $0.20/page

Facsimile ................................ $0.20/page sent or received

Postage ................................................ Canada Post Rates

Registered Mail ..................................... Canada Post Rates

Courier ................................. Standard Local Courier Rates

Service of Documents (using process server) ......... Variable

Parking (at Court or other meeting) ...................... Variable

Corporation Profile Report ...................................... $55.55
Filing fees for claims under $25,000

Statement of Claim .................................................... $75

Motions ..................................................................... $40

Summons to a witness .............................................. $19

Schedule a trial date ................................................ $100

Statement of Defence ................................................ $40

* You may also incur fees for the attendance of witnesses (between $6 and $15) and other steps to enforce a judgement.

* If successful, it is possible to recoup these costs from the unsuccessful party.
Superior Court of Justice Disbursements
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Filing fees for claims over $25,000

Statement of Claim ................................................... $220

Motions .................................................................... $160

Summons to a witness ............................................... $30

Statement of defence/Notice of intent to defend .......... $175

Trial record ............................................................. $405

* Updated November 9, 2016, subject to change without notice

* You may also incur fees for the attendance of witnesses and other steps to enforce a judgement.

* If successful, it is possible to recoup these costs from the unsuccessful party.
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