Civil law guides compensation when people have suffered injury and financial loss caused by negligence or any wrongful act, or under contract, business, property and other law. The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta hears civil proceedings, including commercial matters, personal injury, bankruptcy and insolvency cases, and litigation involving wills and estates and dependent adults. The Court also hears appeals from the Provincial Court of Alberta in respect of civil cases under $50,000.

Alberta Rules of Court

The Alberta Rules of Court govern practice and procedure in the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta and all persons who come before the Court for the resolution of a claim; whether the person is a self-represented litigant or is represented by a lawyer.

Alberta Rules of Court (Reg 124/2010)
Alberta Rules of Court Volume 2

Civil Law Steering Committee

The Civil Law Steering Committee considers policy and operational issues associated with the litigation of civil (non-family) matters at the Court, makes decisions and provides advice in a manner that is consistent with the Court Mission and Vision and brings Province-wide perspective to the determination of issues and/or advice provided to the Executive Board.

Civil Law Announcements

Suspension of the Emergency/Urgent Hearing Request Process
Jul 10, 2020, 09:00 AM
Guidelines for Documents filed by Email or Digital Upload
Jul 8, 2020, 13:30 PM
Trial Triage Booking - July and August 2020
Jul 7, 2020, 10:00 AM
Notice to the Profession & Public - Wearing Masks in Courthouses
Jul 6, 2020, 10:50 AM
Resumption of Family, Civil and Masters Hearing Lists Remotely Province-Wide
Jun 30, 2020, 15:00 PM
Remote Half Day Civil, Masters and Family Special Chambers - Province-wide
Jun 19, 2020, 09:00 AM
Remote Regular Chambers/Duty - Province-Wide
May 28, 2020, 15:50 PM
With Notice Desk Application Process - Civil Justice Chambers
May 25, 2020, 10:00 AM
Desk Applications - Filing Signed Orders
May 22, 2020, 10:00 AM
Electronic Without Notice Desk Applications - Justice Chambers
May 21, 2020, 09:30 AM

Notices to the Profession & Public

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