This paper focuses on navigating family court and the Provincial Court process. Topics addressed include jurisdiction, process, advantages and disadvantages, and views from the bench. Review legislation, family law specifics, and costs. Learn about filing documents and general procedural issues, JDRs, trial dates, and the appeal process in Provincial Court. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of proceeding in Provincial Court. Finally, gain insight and advice regarding the trial process in Provincial Court from members of the judiciary.
This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Family Law Trial Fundamentals program in Calgary on November 17, 2016 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2016.