Settlement conferences

After filing an application at the Court of Québec, Superior Court of Québec or Court of Appeal of Québec to settle a dispute by going to court, you may wish to explore other ways to resolve the situation.

A settlement conference offers an opportunity to negotiate an out-of-court agreement with the other party with assistance from a judge. The service is provided free of charge.

A settlement conference is a form of judicial dispute resolution or judicial mediation, and it shares some of the characteristics of the mediation process.

Last update: February 23, 2023


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