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Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Court Services

Site: Toronto Region

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Contact Information
Office Phone 416-326-4249
Fax 416-326-2073
Website www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Kelly Neves, Acting Administrative Assistant; Phone: 416-327-5180; Email: kelly.neves@ontario.ca
Alternate Contact Paige Flint, Client Services Officer; Phone: 416-326-4251; Email: paige.flint@ontario.ca
Primary Executive Rosanna Giancristiano, Acting Director of Court Operations; Phone: 416-326-4250; Email: rosanna.giancristiano@ontario.ca
Alternate Executive Danny Caon, Acting Manager of Business Support; Phone: 416-326-2753; Email: danny.caon@ontario.ca
Address & Map
700 Bay St, Suite 2001
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z6
 
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Physical Access Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door ; Wheelchair accessible automatic side entrance -- Gerrard St
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 -- resuming in-person proceedings, phased in re-opening

In-person court appearances limited to urgent matters such as child protection proceedings and restraining orders or to cases that had to be suspended
Other matters including civil claims, small claims and family law matters being heard remotely, using video and teleconferencing
Individuals can apply for online proceedings at the following links: civil claims, small claims and family law matters

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Superior Court of Justice -- responsible for all jury trials and civil cases, some family cases (including divorce, custody, support and property division), some criminal trials (generally of a more serious nature), some appeals

Ontario Court of Justice -- responsible for most criminal trials, all bail and preliminary hearings, young offenders, provincial offences, and some family cases (including adoption, support and custody, and child protection)

Family Court intake personnel available for referral and to assist in preparing court applications and documents 416-327-2064 * mediation program for custody and access issues 416-314-1361 * certified copies of court orders including divorce decrees 416-327-5440 (Civil), 416-327-2064 (Family)

Class Proceedings Act allows individuals to bring lawsuits on their own behalf and on behalf of other persons who have suffered a similar wrong, including infringement of Charter rights * representative plaintiff must have a lawyer -- contingency fee arrangements permitted, or may apply for funding from Class Proceedings Committee of the Law Foundation of Ontario, 416-598-1550

Court Interpretation Unit -- over 100 spoken languages, American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes du Quebec (LSQ) * 720 Bay St, 3rd Flr, 416-326-6500, mag.interpreterservices@ontario.ca

see branch listings for Court locations
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Toronto
Boundaries City of Toronto
Eligibility Open to all
Application Not applicable
Languages English ; French ; courtroom interpreters available in over 100 languages -- arrange in advance
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Date Updated 01 Sep 2020
Subjects
Service Categories Alternative Dispute Resolution ~ Divorce/Custody/Support Issues ; Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Legal Issues ; Class Action Litigation ; Court Records ; Criminal Division of Provincial/Territorial Court ; Divorce Assistance ; Divorce Records ; Family Division of Provincial/Territorial Court ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Hearing Loss ~ Legal Issues ; Interpretation/Translation ~ Legal Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Superior Courts ; Youth Division of Provincial/Territorial Court

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