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I would like to file a small claims (30K) against a

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I would like to file a small claims (30K) against a municipal govt., but after reading through who one can't sue through small claims court, it appears governments can not be sued through small claims court in Alberta. Please advise me the best and most cost effective route(s) to go in suing for damages..... thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Legal Ease replied 1 year ago.

You will have to sue in superior court and while you can self-represent it will be difficult to do so.

I suggest that as a first step you retain a lawyer to threaten to sue them. That may work as they will then believe you will sue.

If that doesn't work you will have to decide if you want to self-represent or give up unfortunately,.

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