Court of Appeal of Quebec

Aide-memoire


NOTE

This section is designed for those who are involved in the appellate process for the first time. It does not dispense the reading of the relevant sections of the law, such as:

Even though no one is required to be represented by attorney before the courts, it is strongly recommended that an attorney be consulted.



Aide-memoire in criminal and penal matters

WARNING: This section was drafted under the old Rules of the Court of Appeal in criminal matters, which were in force until December 31, 2018. We are currently working to update this section under the new Rules of the Court of Appeal in criminal matters, which came into force on January 1st, 2019.

  1. How to file an appeal
  2. Next steps following the opening of a court file in criminal and penal matters
  3. Preparation of factums or documents standing in lieu thereof
  4. Motions presented to the Court of Appeal