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Definition:

Acting on one's own behalf in court, without the assistance of a lawyer or other advocate.


Alberta Resources

These video resources have been  produced by Alberta Justice - Resolution Services to assist Albertans going through the divorce process.  - There are four vidoes which provide information on the following:

  1. A guide to divorce where there are dependent children, one spouse prepares the paperwork, and the other spouse is served with that paperwork. This video tells you about: what an uncontested divorce is.
  2. A guide to divorce without dependent children, one spouse prepares the paperwork, and the other spouse is served with that paperwork. This video tells you about: how to fill in the Statement of Claim for Divorce.
  3. A guide to divorce where there are dependent children, both spouses do the paperwork together, and come to the courthouse together.
  4. A guide to divorce where there are no dependent children, both spouses do the paperwork together, and come to the courthouse together.
Related keywords: Divorce and separation, Family law general resources, Self-representation

This booklet outlines some basic information you must be aware of if you plead not guilty to an offence and are planning to represent yourself without a lawyer at your trial. It also provides some advice on how to find a lawyer. The booklet explains what happens during the criminal trial process. The information will help you prepare for your trial if you don’t have a lawyer. If you choose to represent yourself, you are still subject to the law, including rules of procedure and the laws of evidence.

Related keywords: Criminal law general resources, Legal process, Self-representation

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 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, family 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

The Mediation and Restorative Justice Centre (MRJC) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to building safer and peaceful communities. They provide mediation services to people and groups in conflict (neightbour disputes, family situations between siblings, parents, children or other family members), and restorative justice services to victims and offenders. These services are offered free of charge to anyone in the greater Edmonton region (Alberta).

Related keywords: Mediation and alternative dispute resolution, Restorative justice, 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).”

Related keywords: Legal process, Self-representation

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

Related keywords: Legal process, Self-representation

This page on the Alberta Provincial Court website provides links to information on alternatives to going to court, where to find help with court forms, court procedures and protocols,and general information on criminal, family, youth, traffic, and civil courts.

Related keywords: Self-representation

This webpage on the Provincial Court of Alberta website provides information on alternative to going to court (mediation, and dispute resolution services), where to get help, and what you need to know when going to court.

Related keywords: Self-representation

This project assists self-represented litigants with their civil claims in Calgary's Queen's Bench Masters and Justice Chambers. The project includes a "storefront" afternoon shift where self-represented litigants and get summary legal information regarding civil matters in the follow areas of law: civil, bankruptcy, real estate, and court procedure. Hours of operation are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday morning and afternoon.

Related keywords: Legal services, Self-representation

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