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Definition: The procedures for taking a dispute to court or other legal agency.

Alberta Resources

A series of videos that gives instructions to complete and file the paperwork required to get a divorce in Alberta.

Related keywords: Divorce and separation, Legal process, Self-representation

The Provincial Court of Alberta is primarily the point of first entry into the justice system. The Provincial Court hears most of the criminal and civil cases in Alberta. All criminal cases start in Provincial Court, and 95% conclude there. Most civil cases also take place in Provincial Court. For example, cases involving landlord and tenant, most other claims involving less than $50,000 and many traffic, regulatory and bylaw enforcement hearings take place here. A majority of family law cases and child welfare cases are also heard by the Provincial Court.

This website contains forms that are available for use by the Bar and other members of the public, as well as notices governing practices or procedures within the different regions or divisions of the Provincial Court.

Related keywords: Civil law, Courts and court judgments, Legal process

The Rules of Court as published by Alberta Queen's Printer are available for free download in PDF format: Volume 1 - Alberta Rules of Court AR 124/2010 at 692 pages and Volume 2 - Alberta Rules of Court Supplemental Information at 506 pages.

Related keywords: Legal process

This information has been produced by the Edmonton Community Legal Centre. It discusses your appearance in Traffic Court.

Related keywords: Courts and court judgments, Driving, Legal process, Self-representation

A resource for support workers and community advocates to help women to better understand the law around child welfare. It was produced by the VAW Legal Information Resource: Supporting Aboriginal Women Facing Violence project as an on-line legal information resource

Related keywords: Child abuse, Family violence general resources, Legal process

BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre (BLERC) provides free workshops on request. A workshop facilitator will travel to your community. Topics include: Going to Court, Kids and the Law, Aboriginal Fishing and Hunting Rights, the ABCs of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act and more.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Administration of justice, Legal process

A comic book produced by the BearPaw Education (NCSA), Breachis an entertaining look at a serious topic - breach charges and administration of justice. This youth-oriented resource aims to reinforce the importance of following court orders by explaining the consequences of breaching such orders as well as the benefits of following them.

Related keywords: Aboriginal law, Administration of justice, Classroom materials, Legal process

How to change an order for child support if the other party lives outside Alberta. Includes information on:

  1. How to change or end an order if you are receiving payments
  2. How to change an order if you are making payments
  3. What happens after you apply and
  4. Appealing the court’s decision
Related keywords: Child support, Legal process

Provincial Court - Civil, commonly known as small claims court. Provincial Court - Civil is designed for ordinary people to handle their legal disputes without the need to hire a lawyer. This website provides access to the forms and publications related to the civil claim process. Includes matters dealing with residential tenancies and mobile home sites.

Court forms information coordinators are available to assist with locating court forms and providing information on when to use them and how to fill them out.

Further information on this service and locations can be found on the Resolution and Court Administration Services (RCAS) website.

Related keywords: Legal process, Self-representation

This website offers information to consider before you sue, if you are being sued, and the process that is involved. Information that is available on this website includes: The Basics; Civil Claim Flowchart; Before You Sue; Is it Worth Suing?; If You Have to Sue Someone; Forms Needed for a Civil Claim; Service of Documents; If You are Being Sued; Mediation and Pre-Trial Conferences; Adjournments; Default Judgment; Preparation for the Hearing; Witnesses; Courtroom Etiquette; After the Appearance; and Appeals.

Related keywords: Civil actions, Legal process, Small claims court