The court system in Canada consists of courts at both the federal and provincial level, while the Supreme Court of Canada is the final court of appeal. Their purpose is to ensure disputes are resolved and prosecutions are conducted within the prescribed constitutional and structural framework.
Consists of the: Civil Division:Adjudicates civil cases and enforces judgments. Criminal Division: Renders judgment and sentencing in cases where a criminal charge has been laid including jury trials. Family Division: Handles child custody and maintenance matters, finalizes divorce proceedings and provides certificates of divorce. Is also responsible for finalizing adoptions. Probate Division: Deals with estate matters and wills, including will searches. Bankruptcy Division: Provides information and processes files from individuals and private businesses claiming bankruptcy.