What should I do to prepare for an eviction hearing?

If you can't stop the eviction process from going ahead, then you will have to prepare for a hearing at the (LTB). Most hearings are remote hearings using Zoom.

Here are some things you might need to do to get ready for your hearing:

  • ask to change the hearing date
  • arrange for witnesses to come to the hearing
  • prepare your

And if a remote hearing would be unfair for you, you might want to ask for accommodations.

If the hearing is on a day that you can’t go

It's very important that you go to the hearing. If you know you won't be able to go, you should ask as soon as possible to reschedule the hearing. You can read about how to ask the LTB to change your hearing date in the question I can’t go to my eviction hearing. Can I change the hearing date?

If the LTB won't reschedule your hearing, you will have to go to the hearing or send someone to represent you.

If you don't do any of those things and you miss the hearing, or if you arrive too late for your hearing, the LTB will probably make an eviction  against you.

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