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Postponement and time needed to obtain a hearing

Postponement

A party who is unable to be present at a hearing on the date scheduled may ask the clerk to postpone the case.

If this is the first request for a postponement and if it is made at least one month before the date of the hearing, the clerk will decide if it is admissible. In other cases, the request for a postponement will be submitted to the judge.

If the request is accept, the clerk willl advise the other party without delay.

Time needed to obtain a hearing

To find out how long it will take to obtain a hearing, contact the Ministère de la Justice.

Last update: July 7, 2021

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