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I have a Property Management company that owes my company

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I have a Property Management company that owes my company $50,000.00
I wish to take this to the Courts.
Do I need a lawyer ?
I was looking for a Canadian/Alberta lawyer
Pat
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.

It is permissible for you to self represent, but highly inadvisable because you need to use in superior court. At the very least, you should retain a lawyer to send the property management company a demand letter, demanding that they pay you the money owed by a deadline that you set, and threatening a lawsuit.

Then you can either retain a lawyer or, if necessary, proceed to self represent, but perhaps that lawyer can give you advice from time to time for a nominal fee.

To find a lawyer you can contact the Law Society and use their Lawyer Referral Service. You will be given the name of a lawyer and can consult with the lawyer and the first half hour will be free.

The number is:

1-***-***-**** or
***-***-**** in Calgary