Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General

Site: Peterborough - Simcoe St

Service: Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice

Record #: PET2017
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2022
Last Full Update: 26 Jul 2022


Description (Service) Official courts that determine legal remedies according to the laws of Ontario and Canada.
  • Composed of provincially appointed Judges and Justices of the Peace.
  • Justices of the Peace have jurisdiction with respect to provincial offences, bail hearings, and search warrants.
  • Judges have jurisdiction over a wide range of family law cases (such as child protection, custody, access, support, and adoption) as well as the majority of criminal charges laid within the Ontario.
  • Filing office located at 70 Simcoe St, Peterborough

Service Details

Hours COVID19 Counter services: Mon-Fri 9 am-11 am, 2 pm-4 pm 
Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm 
Courts generally start at 9 am or 9:30 am and run until all business is finished, which might be as late as 5:30 or 6 pm.
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Call or visit website
Languages English
Fees Service - vary

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
70 Simcoe St
Peterborough, ON K9H 7G9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Ontario Court of Justice (criminal proceedings): 705-876-3846 
Ontario Court of Justice Trial Coordinator's Office: 1-866-311-1511 
Superior Court of Justice (filing/administration): 705-876-3816 
Superior Court of Justice Trial Coordinator's Office: 1-800-788-0977 
Family Court Office (at County Courthouse, 470 Water St ): 705-876-3815
Fax 705-876-3838
Website www.ontariocourts.ca/scj/en/

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