A civil action begins when a party (the claimant) files a claim document called an originating process against another party (the defendant).
This document can either be an originating claim (OC) or an originating application (OA), depending on the nature of the case.
Refer to the following to find out in which court process you have to follow and the conditions that apply:
You will have to...
The process applies for any of the following...
|Start a civil claim by originating claim (simplified civil process)
|Start a civil claim by originating claim
|Start a civil claim by originating application
It is required by law or concerns matters of law where the material facts are not in dispute.