Ministry of the Attorney General

ALERT: Starting July 6th, some courts will begin in-person proceedings. Strict health and safety protocols are being implemented. Learn which courtrooms will reopen (Superior and Ontario Courts) and how Ontario plans to protect those who go to court.

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

Jury Duty

Building a Stronger Justice System

Court Addresses

News More News

July 17, 2020
New Justices Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice

Attorney General Doug Downey announced the appointment of two new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective July 30, 2020.

June 30, 2020
Ontario Courts Gradually Resuming In-Person Proceedings

TORONTO - Ontario courts will begin resuming in-person proceedings across the province on Monday, July 6, 2020. The gradual reopening of courtrooms will include strict health and safety protocols to protect staff and everyone required to attend a courthouse from COVID-19.

June 26, 2020
New Justice Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
Attorney General Doug Downey announced the appointment of a new justice to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective July 8, 2020.

Spotlight

Applications for divorce under the federal Civil Marriage Act
On an interim basis, Civil Marriage Act divorce applications for non-residents married in Ontario will be accepted at any family counter of the Superior Court of Justice. Learn more.