Alberta’s justice system

Judges, lawyers and justices of the peace, complaints and fee reviews, and how Alberta’s justice system works.


If you feel you were not treated fairly during the criminal justice process, you can send a complaint to any of the organizations involved.

Directory of Court of Justice judges across Alberta.

An independent commission reviews the compensation of Alberta judges and applications judges and recommends changes to it every 4 years.

Every 4 years an independent Justices of the Peace Compensation Commission (JPCC) reviews compensation of Alberta’s justices of the peace.

Eligible lawyers can apply online for a King's Counsel appointment.

Get a lawyer’s fee or charge reviewed to see if it can be reduced or dismissed.