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Court Record Searches

We offer Court search services covering the following court levels: Civil (Higher Court), Small Claims Court, Court of Appeals, Federal Court, Tax Court of Canada, Commercial List and Estates.  Copies of pleadings, motion materials, order and judgements can be ordered from any court across Canada and delivered to your desktop.

Ontario Civil Litigation Search (Higher Court)

Ontario Small Claims Court Search

Ontario Court of Appeal Search 

    

Copies of Court Files

Out of Province Court Searches

 

 

Ontario Civil Litigation Search

 

A search conducted at the Superior Court of Justice for higher court matters in the jurisdiction specified on the subject individual or business name as plaintiff or defendant going back 10 years.  A summary report will be provided outlining key information on any cases found.  The following information will be provided (where available): Case status, filing (start) date, party names, party types case type, file type and any disposition information (settlement information) will be provided.  Copies of litigation files can be obtained upon request.  See below.

Jurisdictions:  In Ontario there are 52 searchable jurisdictions and each have to be searched individually.  For example: Toronto, Peel, Durham, York, etc. A central database coverng the entire Province is not available in Ontario.
 
 
Civil Litigation Search Centro Fee Agent Fee  Price Processing Time*
Litigation Search - Toronto (10 years) $25.00 - $28.25* 1-4 hours
Litigation Search - Toronto (high volume) from $35 - varies varies
Litigation Search - Out of Town Jurisdiction (York, Peel, London, etc) $20.00 (add) $20-$75 varies 24-72 hours*
 *The Prices for jurisdictions outside Toronto will vary and can range from $40 to $75 or more depending on the jurisdiction.
 *Additional charges may apply for searches exceeding 10 years based on the number of cases found.
 

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Ontario Litigation Search - Small Claims Court

 

A search conducted at the Superior Court of Justice for Small Claims matters ($25K and under) in the jurisdiction specified on the subject individual or business name as plaintiff or defendant going back 10 years.  A summary report will be provided outlining key information on any cases found. Copies of litigation files can be obtained upon request.  See below.

Jurisdictions:  Depending on the jurisdiction there can be multiple Small Claims court locations to search in order to cover the complete jurisdiction.  For example, in York region there is a Small Claims court in Newmarket and Richmond Hill.  It is the clients responsibility to ensure that all the court locations are requested in order to cover a complete jurisdiction.

 

Small Claims Court Searches Centro Fee Agent Fee  Price Processing Time*
Small Claims Court Search - Toronto (47 Sheppard Ave.) $45.00 - $50.85* 1-4 hours
Small Claims Court Search (high volume) - Toronto (47 Sheppard Ave.) from $35   varies varies
Small Claims Court Search - Out of Town Jurisdiction (York, Peel, London, etc) $20.00 (add) $20-$75 varies 24-72 hours*
 *The Prices for jurisdictions outside Toronto will vary and can range from $40 to $75 or more depending on the jurisdiction.  Charges apply to each individual Small Claim Court searched.

 


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Ontario Court of Appeals Search

 

A search of the Court of Appeal for Ontario computer index on the subject individual or business name as appellant or respondent in a civil appeals matter.  Civil appeals deal with such subject areas as commercial disputes, property disputes, negligence claims, matrimonial and other family disputes, bankruptcies and corporate reorganizations.  A summary report will be provided outlining the details of any mattes found.  Copies of cases can be obtained for additional fees.

 

Court of Appeals Centro Fee Agent Fee  Price Processing Time*
Ontario Court of Appeal Search $27.50 - $31.08 24 hours
Ontario Court of Appeal Search (high volume) from $35   varies varies
Provincial Court of Appeal Search $20.00 (add) $20-$70 varies 24-72 hours*
 *Court of Appeal is a Province wide search.  Fees and processing times will vary between Provinces.

 


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Copies of Court Files

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Copies of a court file can be ordered from any court across Canada.  In Toronto and other parts of Ontario, the Superior Courts only store files that are a couple of years old and copies can be available within 24 to 48 hours.  Older files stored at the off-site storage facility in Cooksville Ontario have to be ordered prior to viewing and making copies.  These files can take up to 10 working days to arrive at the file room.  Some Superior Courts may also charge a $10 viewing fee for current active files.

 

Ordering Court Files CENTRO
Fee
Cost per page Agent
Fees
Gov. Fees Total
Toronto - Onsite File (up to 3 years old) from
$20.00
$1.00 Varies
Toronto - Offsite Storage File (2 visits) from
$35.00
$1.00 $61.00  Varies
Out of Town - Onsite Files (York, Peel, London, etc) $20.00 $1.00 from $20-$75 $10.00 (may apply)  Varies
Out of Town - Storage file (York, Peel, London, etc) $20.00 $1.00 from $20-$75 $10.00-$61.00  Varies
Oversize File research & examination 
(applies to large complex 'boxed' files)
$50.00/hr. $1.00   may apply  Varies
*The prices shown above do not include conducting a court search.  Searches are charged separately.
*Some out of town courts charge a $10 viewing fee for active files.

 


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Provincial Litigation Search

A search conducted with the equivalent Provincial Superior Court, Queen's Bench or Supremem Court in the jurisdiction specified on the subject individual or business name as plaintiff or defendant going back 10 years.  A summary report will be provided outlining key information on any cases found.  Copies of litigation files can be obtained upon request.

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Provincial Litigation Search Centro Fee  Gov./Agent Fees Total Price Processing Time*
Alberta Queen's Bench Litigation Search $25.00 $36.82 $65.07 24-48 hours 
British Columbia Supreme Court Litigation Search $25.00 $6.00 $34.25 1-3 hours
Manitoba Queen's Bench Bankruptcy Search $25.00 - $28.25 1-3 hours
New Brunswick Litigation Search (city/jurisdiction required) $25.00 from $40.00 Varies 24-48 hours
Newfoundland Litigation Search (city/jurisdiction required) $25.00 from $40.00 Varies 24-48 hours
Northwest Territories Litigation Search $25.00 $51.86 $80.11 24-72 hours
Nova Scotia Litigation Search $25.00 $55.00 $90.40 24-72 hours
Nunavut Litigation Search $25.00 $11.00 $39.25 24-48 hours
Prince Edward Island Litigation Search $25.00 $75.00 $113.00 24-72 houra
Quebec Bankruptcy Litigation Search $25.00 $63.33 $91.58 24-72 hours
Saskatchewan Litigation Search (city/jurisdiction required) $25.00 from $50.00 Varies 24-72 hours
Yukon Litigation Search $25.00 $11.50 $39.75 24-48 hours
 *The prices listed above are for conducting a search only and does not include copies of court documents.  Additional charges apply for copies of ocurt documents.
Processing times will vary between Provinces. 

 

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