What does APW mean in court?

Application for Warrant P
14. APW. Application for Warrant. P/S. Used as the next appearance reason when an application for a warrant is made after the non appearance of the accused is noted.

What does PTC mean in court?

pre-trial conference
What is a pre-trial conference. If you claim trial during your court mention, the Mentions Court may schedule the case for a pre-trial conference (PTC). The purpose of the PTC is to prepare you and the prosecution for trial, and to deal with relevant matters before the trial date is scheduled. Tip.

How long can you wait to sue someone in Alberta?

2 years
If you are suing for injuries or damages caused to yourself or your property, for example an assault or a car accident, the time limit is generally 2 years from the date of injury or damage.

How do I represent myself in Family court Alberta?

Here are some tips on self-representation in Alberta Family Court:

  1. Preparation is key.
  2. Preparation is KEY.
  3. Be organized.
  4. Learn about Court etiquette.
  5. Try to resolve any issues that can be settled before Court.
  6. Dress appropriately.
  7. Manage your stress.
  8. Speak clearly and calmly to the Judge.

What is a 512 warrant?

512 (1) A justice may, where the justice has reasonable and probable grounds to believe that it is necessary in the public interest to issue a summons or a warrant for the arrest of the accused, issue a summons or warrant, notwithstanding that.

What does AVB mean in court?

Format: A v B. Styles of cause are formatted in the same basic form: Name of Plaintiff v Name of Defendant/ Respondent. The plaintiff is the person bringing the case before the court. The defendant/respondent is the person who must defend the charge or respond to the claim.

What is a pre-trial conference Alberta?

A Pre-Trial Conference (PTC) provides an informal setting for all parties and the Judge to: identify the facts that are agreed upon or are in dispute; clarify the issues between the parties; and. attempt to reach a resolution by way of a voluntary agreement.

What is a pre court hearing?

A pretrial hearing, sometimes called a pretrial conference, is a meeting of the defense, the prosecution, and the judge before a trial commences. If one party does not appear, the judge can impose sanctions. During this hearing, a range of documents may be presented, evidence can be presented and excluded, and more.

What does the Court of Appeal do in Alberta?

Court of Appeal of Alberta The Court of Appeal hears appeals from the Court of Queen’s Bench, the Provincial Court and administrative tribunals.

When to speak to the court about a request for adjournment?

Note: Any requests for adjournment made 5 days or less before the scheduled date must be spoken to on the Court record in remote Chambers. consent to moving the date?

What kind of cases can be heard in Alberta Provincial Court?

Provincial Court of Alberta. The Provincial Court handles the vast majority of criminal and regulatory offences in Alberta and also hears Civil cases up to $50,000, Family, Youth and Traffic cases.

When to use a CAC form in Edmonton or Calgary?

Counsel may seek to use this form where a CAC adjournment is being sought in Edmonton or Calgary; a Designation of Counsel has been filed; and Counsel agree to waive delay arising from the adjournment to the next CAC date. Other requirements are contained on the Form, which aims to bring greater efficiency to CAC.