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Separation and divorce

Inside a courtroom

In a courtroom, several people are present to ensure the orderly conduct of legal proceedings. In Quebec, all courtrooms have essentially the same layout in every courthouse. The image below shows a graphic representation of a courtroom.

Click the buttons to find out more about the main participants and their respective roles.

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The information presented on this page is not a legal opinion or legal advice. This page explains in a general way the law that applies in Quebec. To obtain a legal opinion or legal advice on your personal situation, consult a legal professional.

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Joint Divorce Help Tool

Free and easy to use, JuridiQC’s help tool assists married couples who don’t have children together as they prepare their joint divorce application. From filling out documents to filing them at the courthouse, we provide step-by-step guidance.