Ministry of the Attorney General
Have you received a jury questionnaire in the mail? Find out more about the jury process.
Ontario is standing up for law-abiding citizens and consumers with the proposed Smarter and Stronger Justice Act.
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Ontario Protecting Critical Front-Line Justice Services in Response to COVID-19
TORONTO — Today, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Doug Downey, Attorney General, issued the following statement in response to COVID-19 and the government's commitment to keep communities safe while continuing to hold offenders accountable:
New Justices Appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice
Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario, announced the appointment of two new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective March 26, 2020.
Ontario to Fill Judicial Vacancies Faster
Attorney General Doug Downey is proposing changes to fill judicial vacancies faster and more transparently to address delays for Ontarians waiting to resolve legal issues in front of a judge or justice of the peace.
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.
- Cannabis Legalization
- Civil Cases - Suing and being sued
- Small Claims Court
- Jury Duty
- Separation and divorce
- Ontario Victim Services and Victim Support Line
- Becoming a justice of the peace
- Find a lawyer using Legal Aid
- Powers of Attorney
- Commissioner for Taking Affidavits and Non-Lawyer Notary Public Appointments