Court of Appeal of Quebec

Next steps following the opening of a court file in criminal matters

The Clerk will assign a file number in appeal upon reception of a notice of appeal or a motion for leave to appeal (ex.: for Montreal 500-10-000000-000 or 500-08-000000-000 and for Quebec 200-10-000000-000 or 200-08-000000-000) in the case of an appeal from a decision of the Court of Quebec, Youth Division. This number must be mentioned thereafter in all proceedings or correspondence sent to the Court.

It is possible to discontinue your appeal at any time (article 74 R.C.A.).