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Common Civil Court Filing Fees in Ontario

Updated Civil filing fees (January 1, 2023) in Ontario are governed by the Administration of Justice Act, as set forth in Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal – Fees, O Reg 293/92. Fees are payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.

Superior Court Fees in Civil Actions

Court FilingAmount
Statement of Claim$243.00
Notice of Application$243.00
Notice of Intent to Defend$194.00
Statement of Defence$194.00
Statement of Defence & Counterclaim ($243.00 if adding party)$194.00
A third party claim$243.00
Notice of Motion$339.00
Trial Record$859.00
Issuance of a Summons$33.00
Consent Order Dismissing Action$339.00

Superior Court Fees in Small Claims Actions

Civil filing fees in Small Claims Actions (for amounts less than $35,000.00) are governed by the Administration of Justice Act, as set forth in Small Claims Court – Fees and Allowances, O Reg 332/16. Fees are payable to the Ontario Minister of Finance.

Court FilingAmount
Plaintiff’s Claim – Infrequent Claimant$108.00
Filing a Defence$77.00
Defendant’s Claim$108.00
Notice of Motion$127.00
Issuance of a Summons$33.00
Trial Request Fee$308.00
The above Ontario court filing fees are believed to be current as of November 2023, but you should verify for yourself.

For more information on civil filing fees in Ontario refer to the links provided or call your local Court. For professional legal advice for your case, please call our Hamilton and Toronto lawyers of Michael’s Law Firm at 647-495-8995.

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