Ontario Court of Justice

Ontario Court of Justice (Criminal Court)
Ontario Court of Justice (Criminal Court)
Jurisdiction
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
June 1, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information
Ontario Court of Justice (Family Court)
Ontario Court of Justice (Family Court)
Jurisdiction
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

If you are unable to file documents in a family court matter by email, contact your local courthouse to determine the other options that are available or attend your local courthouse.

Ontario Court of Justice (Provincial Offences)
Ontario Court of Justice (Provincial Offences)
Jurisdiction
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/
Last amended
July 2, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Notice of Appeal

Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

Please note that only Urgent Notices of Appeal w

Ontario Court of Justice (Criminal Court)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
June 1, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information
Ontario Court of Justice (Family Court)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

If you are unable to file documents in a family court matter by email, contact your local courthouse to determine the other options that are available or attend your local courthouse.

Ontario Court of Justice (Provincial Offences)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/
Last amended
July 2, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Notice of Appeal

Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

Please note that only Urgent Notices of Appeal w

Ontario Court of Justice (Criminal Court)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
June 1, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information
Ontario Court of Justice (Family Court)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Required
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/emailing-urgent-documents/
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

All

Acceptable format(s)

PDF

Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions

In order to ensure your request is received and processed by the appropriate court office, the subject line should include the following information:

  1. LEVEL OF COURT (OCJ)
  2. TYPE OF MATTER (Family, CYFSA)
  3. FILE NUMBER (Indicate NEW if no court file number exists)
  4. TYPE OF DOCUMENT (Motion, Application, Case Conference, Settlement Conference, Trial Management Conference, Combined Conference, Trial Record, Focused Hearing, Other Request)

The body of the email should include the following information if applicable:

  1. court file number (if known)
  2. name and date of birth of the accused and charge(s)
  3. details of next scheduled court appearance (date, courtroom and nature of appearance)
  4. Note: if unsure of the next court date, include details of the last scheduled court appearance
  5. if a particular judicial officer is seized with the matter, the name of the officer.
  6. nature of filing / request (e.g. bring forward request, probation variation)
  7. list and description of documents attached
  8. confirmation of service, setting out when and how any other party was served.
  9. name, role (i.e. lawyer, agent, Crown, defence, etc.,) and contact information of the person submitting the request (email and phone number)
Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

If you are unable to file documents in a family court matter by email, contact your local courthouse to determine the other options that are available or attend your local courthouse.

Ontario Court of Justice (Provincial Offences)
Province
Ontario
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/notice-to-public-regarding-provincial-offences-act-matters/
Last amended
July 2, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

Notice of Appeal

Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Email

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

35MB

Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

Please note that only Urgent Notices of Appeal w

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