Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice, Peterborough
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
70 Simcoe St
Peterborough, ON K9H 7G9
|Intersection||Simcoe St - Water St|
|Office Phone||Ontario Court of Justice (criminal proceedings): 705-876-3846 |
Ontario Court of Justice Trial Coordinator's Office: 1-866-311-1511
Superior Court of Justice (filing/administration): 705-876-3816
Superior Court of Justice Trial Coordinator's Office: 1-800-788-0977
Family Court Office (at County Courthouse, 470 Water St ): 705-876-3815
|Description & Services|
|Description||These are official courts that determine legal remedies according to the laws of Ontario and Canada. They are composed of provincially appointed Judges and Justices of the Peace. |
- Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction with respect to provincial offences, bail hearings, and search warrants.
- Judges have jurisdiction over a wide range of family law cases (such as child protection, custody, access, support, and adoption) as well as the majority of criminal charges laid within the Ontario.
|Hours||Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm |
Courts generally start at 9 am or 9:30 am and run until all business is finished, which might be as late as 5:30 or 6 pm.
|Areas Served||Peterborough ; Peterborough (County of)|
|Fees||Service - vary|
|Legal Status||(30) Provincial Government ; (40) Federal Government|