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Separation and divorce

Inside a courtroom

In a courtroom, several people are present to ensure the orderly conduct of judicial 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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