Litigation Solutions

Rely on us for fast, efficient litigation support services. From issuing, filing and serving court documents to conducting due diligence searches, we make the litigation support process exactly what it should be – perfectly seamless. Our litigation staff offers expert assistance right from the beginning of an action through to judgment, enforcement, settlement or decision.

Solutions are available in the following areas:

Court Issuance and Filing

Accurate and reliable court filings and searches at all levels of the Judicial System.

  • All Court Filings are currently managed via our full service division. Our services include:
  • Court filings and searches at the Superior Court of Justice, Family Court, Bankruptcy, Estate Court, Federal court, Court of Appeal and Small Claims Court*
  • A team of full-time court clerks permanently based in the Toronto Courts**
  • Daily Court attendance in all Toronto Courts, Newmarket, Milton, Brampton, Barrie, Oshawa, Whitby, and Toronto small claims*
  • A reliable network of agents across Canada and worldwide for out of town filings
  • In-house Litigation experts to manage your files to ensure accurate and timely filings
  • Extensive resources to support rush last-minute filing requests
  • We review all filings against the Rules of Civil Procedure for – time requirements and limitations, proper format of court documents, appropriate court office for filing, additional forms/affidavits/exhibits that form part of a package, binding/tabbing of documents, and issuance and filing fees.
  • Access to Legal i Link™: Our secure online portal which tracks the status of your order(s) 24/7 in real time.
    Filing court documents that don’t require an original signature?

Submit your request to us electronically – and we’ll take care of the rest. Use Legal i Link to upload the required court documents and specify your Court Region, Court Office and Court Division. Tell us if these documents must be filed on an urgent basis and include any specific issuance instructions. We will also serve any of the parties listed in the documents as per your request. Through Legal i Link eServices you can submit requests electronically to have Cyberbahn attend any court in the judicial system to issue and file any court documents that do not require an original signature. Some examples**:

  • Information for Court Use
  • Jury Notice
  • Notice of Application
  • Notice of Action
  • Statement of Claim
  • Action Commenced by Notice of Action
  • Mortgage Action – Foreclosure
  • Statement of Defence
  • Statement of Defence and Counterclaim
  • Summons to a Witness Outside Ontario
  • Summons to a Witness at Hearing
  • Summons to a Witness Examination out of Court
  • Third Party Claim

Need documents picked up and delivered?

If you have court documents that can’t be easily uploaded or require special attention, just send us an electronic request and we’ll pick up your documents. Print your confirmation and attach it as your memo to your documents. Choose pickup times ranging from next day service to super direct service. Specify the number of documents and we’ll arrange the appropriate delivery method. Indicate the filing court and we’ll dispatch the documents with a “today limitation” and send them directly to the courts for processing.

Features and Benefits

  • Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your litigation process documents to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track them 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your document has been issued, served or filed. And you’ll get access to your invoices, affidavits, and issued claims in PDF format. Legal i Link provides you with improved convenience and control as we process the request.
  • Get the details that give you confidence – Cyberbahn internal eBoard, an electronic tracking tool used to track and support requests more effectively, means keeping a closer eye on limitations and deadlines, providing significant efficiency when compared to current practices.
  • “Real time” status emails
  • Instant access to results such as issued claims and affidavits of service
  • Government fees are disbursed on your behalf with no additional service charge
  • Documents you upload have enhanced search options for future reference
  • Original documents returned to your office
  • Submit orders at any time of day
  • Leverage corporate services to support the litigation process

*Our services extend across all court levels and across Canada and the US. For confirmation or if you have any specific questions relating to court issuances and filings outside of Ontario, please do not hesitate to contact one of our Customer Service Representatives.

**Court documents that do not require original signature may vary by jurisdiction. For confirmation or if you have any specific questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of our Customer Service Representatives.

Court Records Acquisition

Search, locate, requisition and copy the content of litigation files across Canada and the U.S. Reveal active cases pending against a corporation, individual or other legal entity that may be a party to a transaction you are involved in. The results may have a significant impact on the transaction.

1. Court Records

Cyberbahn will search, requisition and copy the content of any files in any jurisdiction across Canada and the U.S.

We can:

  • Search for Civil, Federal, Bankruptcy, Archived and Class Actions in all jurisdictions to aid in the process of filing court documents, obtaining court endorsements, research and obtaining precedent information for use in motions and court proceedings
  • Locate files that have been misplaced, missing for an extended period of time or are simply difficult to locate
  • Copy pleadings, endorsements and decisions from files for all levels of the judicial system
  • Request copies of court documents as part of any required due-diligence in support of a merger or acquisition.

Features and Benefits

• Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your court copies request to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track your matter 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your copies are ready.

  • “Real time” status emails
  • Copies are digitized and shared with you electronically when available
  • An extensive network of resources to locate your files
  • Coordinators to manage and research files prior to attending the appropriated court office
  • Systems in place to get your work processed quickly
  • Service flexibility, faster response time

2. Litigation Research

A litigation search is critical to the ‘discovery’ process and should be part of any due-diligence investigation. Of course, litigation searches will reveal active cases pending against the corporation/individual that you are examining in a transaction – the results may have a significant impact on your transaction. If you are suing, where do you stand in line with other creditors? The outcome of these cases may have a significant bearing on the position of the debtor and the value of its assets.

  • Cyberbahn conducts litigation searches across Canada in every jurisdiction using the following criteria:
  • Search the company’s correct name as per the articles of incorporation/amalgamation or amendment. We strongly recommend searching variations of the name as well as any former names may have active filings still pending
  • Search the individual’s place of residence and the location in which the goods, chattels, lands or tenements are located.
  • Search in the jurisdiction of corporate head office location. We strongly recommend to also search in the jurisdiction where the corporation holds assets if different than the jurisdiction of its head office
  • Search all court levels or tribunals, whether- Supreme, Superior, Queen’s Bench, Appeal, Small Claims or any other court across Canada

Cyberbahn’s court clerks are stationed at various courts daily to assist with urgent litigation search requests. Receive Case History reports and copies from Litigation files upon request. Through our agent network, we can facilitate your litigation search needs across Canada and over multiple jurisdictions.

Features and Benefits

  • Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your litigation request to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track them 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your searches are ready.
  • “Real time” status emails
  • Search results are digitized and shared with you electronically when available
  • An extensive network of resources to search for pending litigation at different court levels
  • Systems in place to get your work processed quickly
  • Service flexibility, faster response time
  • Submit orders at any time of day
  • Leverage litigation services to support the corporate process

 

Process Serving

Serve the appropriate documents on all applicable parties according to the Rules of Civil Procedure.

1. Service of Process

Rely on our team of experts to serve your documents quickly and professionally pursuant to the Rules of Civil Procedure in each jurisdiction.

If you require service in the United States or in other parts of the world, call us and we’ll arrange delivery through our extensive network of reliable agents.

Using the latest search resources, we can find and serve those hard-to- locate parties. Our efficiency and cost-effectiveness are reflected in our service record – we have a 76% rate of successful service on first attempt.

Affidavits are composed, signed and commissioned the morning after a party is served and an electronic version is available to you on Legal i Link™.

Cyberbahn will review all process serving requirements against the Rules of Civil Procedure and verify proper rules for serving an individual, corporation or other legal entity based on jurisdiction, timelines and limitations, and best course of action to achieve and meet service requirements.

Features and Benefits

Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your litigation process documents to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track them 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your document has been issued, served or filed. And you’ll get access to your invoices, affidavits, and issued claims in PDF format. Legal i Link provides you with improved convenience and control as we process the request.

Get the details that give you confidence – Cyberbahn internal eBoard, an electronic tracking tool used to track and support requests more effectively means keeping a closer eye on limitations and deadlines, providing significant efficiency when compared to current practices.

“Real time” status emails

Acceptance of your issued documents electronically so that we may commence the service of process immediately
An extensive network of resources to conduct your process serving requests
Coordinators to manage and research files prior to attempting service
A 76% first-attempt service success rate
Affidavits composed, signed and commissioned the morning after a party is served and an electronic version is available on Legal i Link
Extensive Litigation Searches: Locate, PPSA, Corporate Profile, Address, to assist in the service of process.

2. Service of Process – by mail or fax

Get Cyberbahn to support you with the drafting of Affidavits of Service so you can focus on the other key responsibilities related to the litigation process
Most documents throughout the litigation lifecycle must be served on all the parties to a proceeding. However, not all of these documents need to be served personally.

Whether a document needs to be served personally or by an alternative delivery method, let Cyberbahn assist you in completing the service of these documents. All you have to do is upload the court document electronically through Legal i Link and we will serve the documents by fax or mail. All necessary details will be processed by us; we will draft the required Affidavit of Service and file the materials on your behalf – it’s that easy!

Get Cyberbahn to support you with this service and allow you to focus on the other key responsibilities related to the litigation process.

Whether your request requires immediate attention or can be filed in the normal course of business, the Cyberbahn support team will assist you throughout the process.

Cyberbahn will review all process serving requirements against the Rules of Civil Procedure and verify proper rules for serving an individual, corporation or other legal entity based on jurisdiction, timelines and limitations, and best course of action to achieve and meet service requirements.

 

Record Searches and Verification

Conduct address searches, police reports, and trace and locate individuals to support the litigation process of filing and serving court documents.

1. Address Searches and Police Reports

Cyberbahn provides investigative searches as they relate to a current address via privileged search engines. This information is highly confidential and may only be used in very specific situations under strict guidelines. Police reports, accident reports and address searches can be requested through Legal i Link™ as part of a general request

These searches are conducted to determine the address to which to serve a statement of claim or to locate hard-to-find individuals.

Leverage these specialized services to support the litigation process

Features and Benefits

• Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your search request to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track them 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your searches are ready.

  • “Real time” status emails
  • Search results are digitized and shared with you electronically when available
  • An extensive network of resources to search across Canada
  • Systems in place to get your work processed quickly
  • Service flexibility, faster response time
  • Submit orders at any time of day

2. Locate Searches

  • Cyberbahn will help you locate a business or an individual’s whereabouts for any number of purposes:
  • You have attempted to service an individual and they are no longer available at the last known address
  • You are trying to serve a party to an action or a witness and do not have an address for service
  • You need to locate an employment address for purposes of garnishing wages or for an alternative address for service.

Trace and locate individuals to support the litigation process of filing and serving court documents. Leverage these specialized services to support the litigation process

Features and Benefits

  • Access to Legal i Link eServices – submit your search request to us easily using Legal i Link, guaranteeing that your request is received instantly, processed accurately and completed on time. Legal i Link will provide real-time status updates to allow you to track them 24/7 so you’ll know exactly when your searches are ready.
  • “Real time” status emails
  • Search results are digitized and shared with you electronically when available
  • An extensive network of resources to search across Canada
  • Systems in place to get your work processed quickly
  • Service flexibility, faster response time
  • Submit orders at any time of day

 
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