D. Gordon Bent Professional Corporation 1595 Sixteenth Avenue, Suite 301 Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3N9 ca

Practice Areas

  •  Contract and commercial disputes of every nature, including contract interpretation issues and injunctions

  • Partnership and shareholder disputes and remedies, including oppression claims under the Ontario Business Corporations Act or the Canada Business Corporations Act

  • Estate litigation, including challenges and disputes regarding Powers of Attorney and Wills

  • Wrongful dismissal

  • Civil wrongs (torts) including breach of fiduciary duties in a wide range of relationships, breach of trust, inducing breach of contract, wrongful interference in economic relations, civil fraud, fraudulent conveyance claims, negligence (but NOT personal injury claims)

  • Real estate litigation- purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, mortgage remedies

 For Self-Representation: The Small Claims Court (Ontario Court of Justice) has jurisdiction to deal with civil claims up to $25,000.00. Larger claims can also be commenced in Small Claims Court if the excess amount above $25,000.00 is abandoned. Paralegals can appear in Small Claims Court as representatives for a party, at much lower fees than are usually charged by lawyers. And parties can also represent themselves. Click on ontariocourtforms.on.ca to access the court forms used in Small Claims Court proceedings.