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Notice to Profession and Public - Update: Access to Courthouses

Jun 7, 2022

The following measures remain in force:

  1. All who enter the courthouse are required to wear a mask.
  2. Social distancing is strongly encouraged at all times.
  3. If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are currently experiencing core symptoms of COVID-19, you are legally required to isolate according to the order at COVID-19 Isolation & Quarantine Information | Alberta Health Services. If you are required to isolate, DO NOT ENTER THE COURTHOUSE. If you have a court appearance, contact your lawyer or Legal Aid Alberta at 1-866-845-3425 for Duty Counsel assistance.
  4. For traffic ticket matters – In-person attendance is limited to those with trial dates, on the date of the trial, and those wishing to submit a partial payment of a fine.

a. Visit to

i.   plead guilty and request time to pay;

ii.  plead not guilty and request a trial date; or

iii. change a previous not guilty plea to guilty and request time to pay.