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What happens at a Small Claims hearing before the Tribunal?
Small Claims hearings are usually about one-half hour long. The petitioner provides testimony in support of his or her case, followed by respondent's testimony. The Tribunal hearing officer may then question the parties. You will not receive a decision at the time of the hearing. A written decision will be will be e-mailed to the parties, if the Tribunal possesses a party or party’s representative’s email. Otherwise, the written decision will be mailed.