July 2024 – Notice to the Family Law Bar and Family Litigants

Sent on behalf of Regional Senior Justice P. R. Sweeny –

Good afternoon Central South Law Associations,  

I am attaching a Notice to the Family Law Bar and Family Litigants outlining the Pilot Project in Hamilton and Kitchener Unified Family Courts and reminding parties and counsel to upload to Case Center.

Please share this message with your Association.

Thank you,

Mr. Justice Paul R. Sweeny

Regional Senior Judge – Central South Region

Superior Court of Justice

New time requirements for Long Trial Sittings – July 2024

Sent on behalf of Regional Senior Justice P. R. Sweeny –

Good afternoon Central South Law Associations,  

Please note effective immediately, the long trial sittings are reserved for matters longer than 20 days. Attached is an updated long trial intake form. This form will be uploaded to the SCJ website.

The long trial sittings are now reserved for any trials that require 21 days or more. Any trials that are 20 days or fewer should be put to a local regular 4-week trial sittings.

Any long trials that are currently scheduled on a long trial list, will remain as scheduled. This new time requirement of 21 days or more will apply to any future trials applying for the long trial team.

Please share this message with your Association.

Thank you,

Mr. Justice Paul R. Sweeny

Regional Senior Judge – Central South Region

Superior Court of Justice

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Central South Region – Notice to Profession and Binding JDR – Jan. 26,2024

Please see the following attachments:

  1. Letter from Regional Senior Judge P. R. Sweeny RE: Binding Judicial Dispute Resolution (JDR) for Family Cases and Revised Notice to Profession, Parties and Public effective February 1, 2024
  1. NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION, PARTIES and PUBLIC – Effective February 1, 2024
  1. Binding Judicial Dispute Resolution (Binding JDR) NOTICE TO THE PROFESSION, PARTIES and PUBLIC – Effective February 1, 2024