Bas-Saint-Laurent–Côte-Nord–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine

The judicial districts of Baie-Comeau, Bonaventure, Gaspé, Kamouraska, Mingan and Rimouski come within the coordination region of Bas-Saint-Laurent–Côte-Nord–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

The coordinating judge is the Madam Sonia Bérubé, and his office is located in the Baie-Comeau courthouse. The associate coordinating judge is Madam Luce Kennedy. Her office is located in the Rivière-du-Loup courthouse.

There are 17 Court of Québec judges in the region who are called upon to sit in each of the courthouses and points of service. All the judges have jurisdiction in civil, criminal and penal matters as well as in youth matters.

In addition, there are four presiding justices of the peace in the Court of Québec.

Regional particularities

 

Circuit court

A number of locations are also served by the circuit court, i.e. judges of the Court of Québec travel to them to hear cases, according to a pre-established judicial schedule. The purpose of that practice is to make justice as accessible as possible.

To find out the services offered and the judicial schedules of the circuit court service sites, please contact the appropriate court office:

At the Court office of Sept-Îles (Criminal and penal matters, and small claims) :

Blanc-Sablon
Fermont
Havre-Saint-Pierre
Kawawachikamach
La Romaine
Natashquan
Port-Cartier
Saint-Augustin
Schefferville