The Court of King’s Bench will be closed on December 24, 2022 through January 2, 2023. On December 29, and 30, 2022 a Justice will be available in Edmonton to hear any emergency matters during this time.
Holiday closure signage will be posted at all Court of King’s Bench locations. Anyone with an emergency application will be directed to contact the Court of King’s Bench in Edmonton, at 780-643-1137, where staff will be on hand to assist the justice in determining whether the application is truly an emergency and to provide directions on filing documents.
Should an emergency matter need to be heard, a clerk will be on stand‐by in each Court of King’s Bench location. If required, the clerk in Edmonton will contact the local stand‐by clerk, who will arrange to open the courthouse, file the necessary documents and facilitate the hearing via telephone or video conference.
Please note that only emergency matters will be heard. This decision will be made at the discretion of the Justice.
The Court of King’s Bench will resume normal operations on January 3, 2023.