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

Alberta Resources

This booklet offers some basic information that you should be aware of if you choose to represent yourself in Provincial Court - Family. The booklet focuses on preparing for and conducting a trial when you are not represented by a lawyer. This booklet includes information about:

  • Resolution options and services that can help you solve your family law issues
  • Making a Family Law Act application in the Provincial Court of Alberta
  • Answers to questions many people have
  • Court processes and court language
  • How to find a lawyer
  • Preparing for trial if you do not have a lawyer
Related keywords: Family law general resources, Legal process, Self-representation

This page provides information for witnesses that describes when they are required to go to court and when they are told that their attendance is required in a precise, formal way. The method of notice required depends on whether the trial is a criminal trial, or a family or civil law trial. Information is also provided on the additional steps you can take to make sure you are a prepared witness and links to more information such as:

Related keywords: Legal process, Witnesses

Trial by jury is a cornerstone of our criminal justice system. Through participation in the jury system, people in a community play a direct role in the administration of justice and help to maintain all of our own rights and freedoms. On this webpage you will find information on serving on a jury, eligibility and information regarding a Juror Summons.

Related keywords: Juries, Legal process

The "Landlord and Tenant: What to Do in Court" video provides tips and information on landlord and tenant disputes, what to do in court, and possible decisions a judge may make. Video Transcripts are available in :  English | Spanish | French | Arabic | Hindi | Punjabi | Urdu

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Information on how to appeal a decision made in the Court of Queen’s Bench, including small claims, family law claims and conviction offences.

Related keywords: Courts and court judgments, Legal process

This court procedure booklet tells you what steps to take when:

  • You are making an application in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta;
  • You already have a court file (e.g. divorce, matrimonial property, common law property);
  • The application you want to make is NOT under the Family Law Act; and
  • You have chosen not to get a lawyer and will be representing yourself throughout the court process.

See also: Court of Queen’s Bench General Application with an Originating Application Form

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This court procedure booklet tells you what steps to take when:

  1. You are making an application in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta;
  2. You already have a court file (e.g. divorce, matrimonial property, common law property); 
  3. The application you want to make is NOT under the Family Law Act; and
  4. You have chosen not to get a lawyer and will be representing yourself throughout the court process.

 

Related keywords: Legal process, Self-representation

This primer, “Navigating the Justice System: A Guide for Self-Represented Litigants with Disabilities” is designed for people seeking justice system accommodations for a recognized disability, either physical or cognitive. The Primer is meant to be a practical legal guide to accommodation requests. This resource includes (often hard-to-find) sources for accommodation information, and registering complaints about failures to accommodate, in every province and territory (including email addresses, phone numbers, and web addresses).”

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How to order a Provincial Court or Court of Queen's Bench courtroom transcript.

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The Provincial Court Court Criminal Clerks are able to assist in providing information for Provincial Court Criminal matters regarding judicial procedures, court appearance, trial dates, adjournments, outstanding warrants, summonses, subpeonas, witness fees, and payment of fines. They do not provide legal advice or handle traffic matters.

Related keywords: Criminal law general resources, Legal process

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