Civil

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.

Notices to the Profession & Public

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Notice to the Profession & Public - Court Applications and Master's Jurisdiction - 2016-10PDF1.16 MB14 Feb, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - New Duty Grid Pilot Project - 2016-05PDF88.07 KB26 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Morning Chambers - Telephone, Fax and Online Adjournments - 2015-12PDF78.78 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public -Template Oral Hearing Order - 2014-02PDF843.61 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Citation of Authorities - 2013-06PDF817.06 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Summer Sittings Pilot Project - 2013-02PDF314.92 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Mandatory Dispute Resolution Requirement before Entry for Trial - 2013-01PDF306.52 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Waiver of Dispute Resolution Before Trial - 2011-06PDF296.67 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Amendments to the Surrogate Rules and Forms - Grace Period - 2011-05PDF594.82 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download
Notice to the Profession & Public - Summer Sittings Pilot Project - 2011-04PDF325.43 KB28 Jan, 2018 Download