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

With Notice Desk Applications Process - Masters Chambers
May 19, 2020, 14:00 PM
Electronic Without Notice Applications - Masters Jurisdiction
May 11, 2020, 12:58 PM
Undertaking and Agreement for Non-Lawyers
Apr 14, 2020, 13:17 PM
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Consent Orders and Applications to enforce Arbitration Awards
Mar 31, 2020, 13:10 PM
Processing of Master & Justice Consent Orders by Email
Mar 30, 2020, 17:23 PM
Requests to the Court for Emergency/Urgent Hearings in all Criminal, Family, Commercial and Civil Matters
Mar 26, 2020, 00:00 AM
Notice to the Profession & Public: Remote Commissioning of Affidavits for use in Civil and Family Proceedings during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mar 25, 2020, 09:24 AM
COVID-19 and Court Proceedings with Hearing Lists
Mar 13, 2020, 15:00 PM
Suspension of Upcoming Jury Trials and Jury Selection
Mar 13, 2020, 14:27 PM
Oral Applications without Notice (Ex Parte Applications) and Consent Orders in Calgary Civil & Family Justice Chambers
Mar 6, 2020, 10:36 AM

Notices to the Profession & Public

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