You can sue someone in Small Claims Court (for up to $25,000 not including interest or court-related cost, such as filing fees):
- For debts or property (other than land) including things like lost wages or income
- For damages due to personal injury
- For the return of something
- For payment of an outstanding debt pursuant to a Small Claims Court order
- To get a court order to complete a contract for goods or services.
There are certain things you cannot sue in Small Claims Court for:
- Anything over $25,000
- Defamation (libel or slander)
- Malicious prosecution
- Disputes involving the title to land
- Landlord:tenant disputes or matters dealing with possession or occupation of a residence
- Matters related to the granting of an injunction.