The forms on this page are provided in "Static PDF" and "MS Word" formats. They can be printed and filled out manually or filled out on a computer (using Microsoft Word software) and then printed. However, in both cases, they must be filed with the Court as a "hard copy" (on paper).
A searchable indexed version of the Provincial Court Rules and Practice Directives can be found HERE.
Applications will be commenced by completing Form 1 (Notice of Application).
Responses to Applications and Consents to Applications are to be completed as per Forms 2 and 3.
A party who initiates, responds to, or consents to an application may do so by completing Form 1, 2 or 3 and by sending it by mail, fax or email to the Provincial Court location where the application is to be heard.
A copy must be provided to the opposing party, as per Rule 3.
|2.1(1) Notice of Application||Notice of Application Form 1||Form 1||YJC Form 1|
|Notice of Application For Court-Appointed Counsel Form 1A||Form 1A|
|Affidavit for Court-Appointed Counsel Form 2A||Form 2A|
|Legal Aid Waiver Form B||Form B|
|Information Re: Court-Appointed Counsel||Questions and Answers|
|2.1(3) Transcripts or Audio Recordings||Transcripts or Audio Recordings||Form 1||YJC Form 1|
|2.2(1) Response||Response||Form 2||YJC Form 2|
|2.7 Applications on Consent||Consent Form 3||Form 3||YJC Form 3|
|4.1 Hearing and Trial Management||Form 4.1||Form 4.1|
|Form 4.1A||Form 4.1A|
|Form 4.1B||Form 4.1B|
|Pre-Trial Conference Form 4.2||Form 4.2||Word|
|Pre-Trial Conference Report (complex cases) Form||Word|
A Rowbotham application is named after the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in R v. Rowbotham,  OJ No 271, 41 CCC (3d) 1 (ONCA). It means you have a constitutional right to have a lawyer if it is necessary for fairness of trial.
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To make a Rowbotham (Court-Appointed Counsel) application to the Court and present all the information in the right way, there are certain forms you will have to complete as part of the Court's process. These forms are in Microsoft Word format and they can be printed and filled out manually or filled out on a computer and then printed. However, in both cases, they must be filed with the Court as a "hard copy" (on paper).
|Form 1A Notice of Application for Court-Appointed Counsel|
|Form 2A Affidavit for Court-Appointed Counsel|
|Form B Legal Aid Waiver|