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Extension of Trial Triage Booking into Fall Sittings

Aug 10, 2020
The Court is extending the Trial Triage Booking Announcement into the Fall Sitting from September 8 to December 18, 2020 for Family, Civil and Commercial short trials and full day specials . Priority will continue to be given to matters scheduled to be heard between March 16 and June 26, 2020, and adjourned pursuant to the Court’s Master Orders due to the pandemic.In Edmonton, additional priority will be given to urgent trials, as there are fewer available slots.
To request a short Family, Civil or Commercial trial slot, or to request the hearing of a Family, Civil or Commercial matter other than a trial, in the Fall Sitting, Counsel must complete the Family, Civil and Commercial Triage Form in full. The form is available here. Please allow three to four business days to receive a response from the Court.
The trial Triage Form does not eliminate the need for parties to comply with Alberta Rules of Court requirements. For Civil, Family and Commercial trial booking requests, parties must have filed a Form 37 or Form 38 and addressed the dispute resolution process requirements in accordance with Alberta Rules of Court 8.4 and 8.5.
For Family trials, a pre-trial conference is required for trials scheduled for 3 days or longer or trials involving a self-represented litigant, in accordance with NPP #2019-03.