Court Services

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ALERT: Most courts are open for in-person proceedings. Strict health and safety protocols are being implemented. Learn more and take the COVID-19 courthouse screening before going to a courthouse.

Important: Where possible, consider online filing of your civil claimssmall claims, or family law matters.  You can also file by email at the Superior Court of Justice or the Ontario Court of Justice.

Court Services Division manages more than 250 court offices in communities across the province. These offices provide an essential public service. Court staff schedule court cases, maintain court records and files, collect fines and fees, enforce civil orders, provide justice information to the public, and facilitate the delivery of other justice services, including civil and family mediation programs, victims' services and legal aid services.

Court Services also provides administrative and courtroom support to all judicial officers in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice. Court staff manage the jury system and provide the courtroom clerks, court reporters, registrars and court interpreters required for court proceedings.

Court Information

Small Claims Court

Civil Cases

Divisional Court

Jury Duty

Policies and Procedures

Court Fees

Family Court

Commissioner for Taking Affidavits and Non-Lawyer Notary Public Appointments


Mandatory Mediation

Civil Case Management


Court Interpretation Services in Ontario

Ontario Courts Accessibility Committee