Court of Appeal of Quebec

Physical preparation of briefs and memoranda

The appeal brief is a document filed by each party. It is composed of a written argument and schedules. The written argument consists of a maximum of 30 pages. The schedules reproduce the judgment under appeal, the pleadings in the file and all and only those exhibits and depositions necessary for the Court to decide the issues in dispute (Art. 45 C.P.R.).

In some matters (see Article 374 C.C.P.), a memorandum will usually be required, unless a judge decides otherwise. This memorandum is composed of a written argument and schedules. Unless a judge decides otherwise, the written argument consists of a maximum of 10 pages.


Appeal Brief


Memoranda