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Non-Binding Judicial Dispute Resolutions (JDRs) / Family Early Intervention Case Conferences (EICCs)

Jun 4, 2020

Non-Binding Judicial Dispute Resolutions (JDRs) / Family Early Intervention Case Conferences (EICCs) - Edmonton & Calgary

 

Over June, July and August the Court will hear non-binding JDRs and Family EICCs. For JDRs, all parties must be represented by Counsel and all Counsel must agree to proceed with the JDR remotely via Webex video and audio. For Family EICCs, all parties must agree to proceed with the EICC remotely via Webex video and audio.

 

Priority will be given to JDRs and Family EICCs that were scheduled for a hearing between March 16 and June 26 and cancelled pursuant to the Court's Master Orders during the pandemic. Additional priority consideration will also be given to trials scheduled to commence this calendar year.
 
Please note there may be limited availability for JDRs in Fall 2020.
 
To schedule a Family EICC in Edmonton or Calgary you must attend Family Docket Court. Information on scheduling and appearing in Family Docket Court is available here.
 
To schedule a Non-binding JDR, please review the schedule and booking procedures available here.
 
Non-Binding Judicial Dispute Resolutions (JDRs) / Family Early Intervention Case Conferences (EICCs) - All Other Judicial Centres


Over June, July and August the Court will hear non-binding JDRs and Family EICCs. For JDRs, all parties must be represented by Counsel and all Counsel must agree to proceed with the JDR remotely via Webex video and audio. For Family EICCs, all parties must agree to proceed with the EICC remotely via Webex video and audio.
 
Priority will be given to JDRs and Family EICCs that were scheduled for a hearing between March 16 and June 26 and cancelled pursuant to the Court's Master Orders during the pandemic. Additional priority consideration will also be given to trials scheduled to commence this calendar year.
 
Please note there may be limited availability for JDRs in Fall 2020.
 
 Information about Family EICCs is available online here.
 
 Parties are required to contact the local/regional Court Coordinator to schedule a non-binding JDR or an Family EICC.