Provincial Court of Alberta

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Criminal Court
Criminal Court
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/criminalhttps://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/criminal
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Notice of Charter Application
  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info

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Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

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Submission method

Online platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info

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Additional information

E-filing of Charter Notices is limited to the Calgary Criminal, Calgary Regional, and Edmonton Criminal divisions of the provincial court.


E-filing for a Notice of Application for Publication Ban is available for the Criminal and Family & Youth divisions of the Provincial Court throughout Alberta.

Traffic Court
Traffic Court
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/traffichttps://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/traffic
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Traffic Court does not permit documents to be filed electronically.

Civil Court
Civil Court
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/resources/covid/covid-19-civil-mattershttps://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/resources/covid/covid-19-civil-matters
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Provincial Court of Alberta does not generally permit documents to be filed electronically. E-filing is limited to Notices of Charter Application in criminal matters and Notices of Application for Publication Ban in criminal, family, and youth matters.

Youth Court
Youth Court
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/youthhttps://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/youth
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General:

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Youth Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Youth Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Youth matters: Documents may sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Youth Matters only)

Submission instructions

To file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the  Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

Family Court
Family Court
Currency date
September 4, 2020
Jurisdiction
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/familyhttps://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/family
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Family Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Family Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Family Matters: Documents may be sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Family Matters only)

Submission instructions

Notice of Application for Publication Ban: To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Adult Criminal Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/criminal
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Notice of Charter Application
  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method

Online platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

E-filing of Charter Notices is limited to the Calgary Criminal, Calgary Regional, and Edmonton Criminal divisions of the provincial court.


E-filing for a Notice of Application for Publication Ban is available for the Criminal and Family & Youth divisions of the Provincial Court throughout Alberta.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Traffic Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/traffic
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Traffic Court does not permit documents to be filed electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Civil Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/resources/covid/covid-19-civil-matters
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Provincial Court of Alberta does not generally permit documents to be filed electronically. E-filing is limited to Notices of Charter Application in criminal matters and Notices of Application for Publication Ban in criminal, family, and youth matters.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Youth Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/youth
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General:

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Youth Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Youth Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Youth matters: Documents may sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Youth Matters only)

Submission instructions

To file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the  Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Family Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/family
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Family Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Family Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Family Matters: Documents may be sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Family Matters only)

Submission instructions

Notice of Application for Publication Ban: To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Adult Criminal Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/criminal
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
  • Notice of Charter Application
  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info

---

Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info

---

Submission method

Online platform

Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit

Unavailable

Submission instructions

To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info

---

Additional information

E-filing of Charter Notices is limited to the Calgary Criminal, Calgary Regional, and Edmonton Criminal divisions of the provincial court.


E-filing for a Notice of Application for Publication Ban is available for the Criminal and Family & Youth divisions of the Provincial Court throughout Alberta.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Traffic Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/traffic
Last amended
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Traffic Court does not permit documents to be filed electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Civil Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Not Available
Explanatory web page
https://www.albertacourts.ca/pc/resources/covid/covid-19-civil-matters
Last amended
July 6, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted
Acceptable format(s)
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Signatures - additional info
Submission method
Submission method - additional info
Attachment size limit
Submission instructions
Paper copies required?
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

The Provincial Court of Alberta does not generally permit documents to be filed electronically. E-filing is limited to Notices of Charter Application in criminal matters and Notices of Application for Publication Ban in criminal, family, and youth matters.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Youth Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/youth
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General:

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Youth Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Youth Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Youth matters: Documents may sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Youth Matters only)

Submission instructions

To file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the  Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

Provincial Court of Alberta (Family Court)
Province
Alberta
E-filing requirement level
Optional
Explanatory web page
https://albertacourts.ca/pc/areas-of-law/family
Last amended
March 23, 2020
Rule Basis (citation)
Associated practice directive(s)
Documents accepted

General

  • Notice of Application for Publication Ban

Edmonton Family Matters:

  • Affidavits, Update Statements, Responses with Reply Statements, Affidavit of Service, File Brought Forwards (from Counsel only)
Acceptable format(s)
  • PDF
  • Word
Acceptable formats - additional info
Electronic signatures accepted?
Yes
Signatures - additional info
Submission method

Online platform (Notice of Application for Publication Ban only)

Edmonton Family Matters: Email

Submission method - additional info

E-file a Notice of Application for Publication Ban here.

Edmonton Family Matters: Documents may be sent by email to Edmpcfy.Counter@csadm.just.gov.ab.ca.

Attachment size limit

10 pages (Edmonton Family Matters only)

Submission instructions

Notice of Application for Publication Ban: To file an application, enter your PIN number provided by the Courts. If you do not have a PIN, please contact brenda.haynes@gov.ab.ca; provide your name and telephone number within your request.

Paper copies required?
No
Paper copies - additional info
Additional information

A schedule of filing fees for matters in the Provincial Court is available here. There is no additional fee for filing documents electronically.

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