Self-represented litigants

This service is for people who don’t have a lawyer.

Use it to:

  • prepare for court
  • navigate your family law matter through the Provincial Court
  • discuss your issues, explore your options and get you referrals
  • get a court order prepared and filed with the Court of Queen’s Bench and then have copies sent to the other party – after a parenting-related hearing
  • review your divorce before its submitted to the Court of Queen’s Bench

Intake appointments

This service is for parties who have a dependent child and a family law issue related to that child.

It’s required if:

  • the Court orders it
  • an application that deals with parenting, guardianship, contact or enforcement of time with a child is filed in Provincial Court (Calgary, Edmonton)
  • self-represented litigants in Calgary file an application under the Family Law Act that deals with parenting, guardianship, contact, enforcement of time with a child, child support, declaration of parentage or exclusive possession
  • self-represented litigants in Calgary file an application under the Extra-provincial Enforcement of Custody Orders Act that deals with the making, enforcement or variation of a custody order

With this service, we can help you:

  • get safety screened for family violence
  • understand options and services for resolving child-related disputes
  • understand how separation and conflict affects children
  • negotiate agreements and resolve disputes
  • prepare court applications and arrange court dates
  • get referrals to other programs and services

Family court counsellor locations

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Calgary Courts Centre

Suite 706-S
601 5 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta  T2P 5P7
Phone: 403-297-6981
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Edmonton

8th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building
10365 97 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 3W7
Phone: 780-427-8343
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Fort McMurray Court House

9700 Franklin Avenue
Fort McMurray, Alberta  T9H 4W3
Phone: 780-743-7380
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Grande Prairie Court House

10260 99 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta  T8V 2H4
Phone: 780-833-4200
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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High Prairie Court House

4911 53 Avenue
Box 1470
High Prairie, Alberta  T0G 1E0
Phone: 780-523-6173
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Hinton Court House

237 West Jasper Street
PO Box 6450
Hinton, Alberta  T7V 1X7
Phone: 780-865-8384
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Lethbridge Court House

320 4 Street S
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1J 1Z8
Phone: 403-388-3102
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Medicine Hat Law Courts

460 1 Street SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta  T1A 0A8
Phone: 403-529-8716
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Red Deer Court House

4909 48 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta  T4N 3T5
Phone: 403-340-7187
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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St. Paul Court House

4704 50 Street
PO Box 1900
St. Paul, Alberta  T0A 3A0
Phone: 780-614-6300
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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Wetaskiwin Law Courts

4605 51 Street
Wetaskiwin, Alberta  T9A 1K7
Phone: 780-361-1308
Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
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