Postponement and time needed to obtain a hearing
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 Centre de communications avec la clientèle at the Ministère de la Justice.