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Request an early resolution meeting

The Provincial Offences Court at 950 Burnhamthorpe Road West is open for admin services only. You must wear a face mask or covering and physically distance while in the courthouse.
More information on what services are available at the courthouse, the extended deadline for paying or disputing your ticket, rescheduled in-person hearings, and remote early resolution appointments can be found on our status of City services page.

You can meet with a prosecutor to discuss an offence notice without going to trial. Request an early resolution meeting and you’ll receive a notice letting you know when your meeting has been scheduled.

You can request an early resolution meeting in the following ways:

Online

You can request an early resolution meeting online through the Provincial Offences Act online service.

Request early resolution

In person

You can also visit the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 950 Burnhamthorpe Road West, from Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

By phone

If you live more than 75 kilometres from the Court, you can also request an early resolution meeting by phone at 905-615-4500.

At the meeting

Early resolution meetings usually take approximately 45 minutes. During the meeting you’ll discuss the offence with a prosecutor. You may also need to speak with a Justice of the Peace.

If you’re unsatisfied with the outcome of the early resolution meeting, you still have the option to¬†request a trial.

If you don’t attend your early resolution meeting, a Justice of the Peace will review the ticket and you may be found guilty in your absence.