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Criminal divison

All criminal cases in Alberta start here. (provincial court.)

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Civil division

Small claims court. $7,500 (under) is tried here.

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Family and youth division

Family: husbands and wives (divorce is NOT in this category.)

Youth: young defenders act

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Traffic division

Speeding tickets, violations, loud noise, curfew, bylaws about animals

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Court of Queen's Bench

Serious crimes start here. Divorces. Hears the appeals of provincial court.

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Surrogate court

States and wills

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Court of appeal

Highest level of Alberta. Never first court. Panel of judges

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Offences against people

1. Threatened
2. Endangered
3. Hurt
4. Killed

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Assault

Tort causing the victim to reasonably fear that bodily harm may occur

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Quasi criminal law

Sort of/ almost in criminal matters. You will be prosecuted but not get a criminal record

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Aggravated assault

Where bodily harm occurs, including wounding, and/or disfiguring of the victim. Most severe form of assault