NOTICE TO DEFENDANT AS TO CONTESTATION
Take notice that the plaintiff has filed this application in the office of the
Superior Court of the judicial district of _________________.
To file an answer to this application, you must file an appearance,
personally or by advocate, at the courthouse of _______________________
located at _____________________ within 20 days of service of this motion or, if
service is affected outside Quebec, within 40 days of service.
If your fail to file an appearance within the time limit indicated, a judgment
by default may be rendered against you without further notice upon the expiry of
the 20-day period of the 40-day period.
* As required, we have reprinted the text of the Ministerial Order published
on page 6492 of the Gazette Officielle 2002 and we have added a paragraph at
If you file an appearance, the application will be presented before the court
on ___________ , at ___________ in room ___________ of the courthouse. On
that date, the court may exercise such powers as are necessary to ensure the
orderly progress of the proceeding or the court may exercise such powers as are
necessary to ensure the orderly progress of the proceeding or the court may hear
the case, unless you make a written agreement with the plaintiff or the plaintiff's
advocate on a timetable for the orderly progress of the proceeding. The timetable
must be file in the office of the court.
In support of the motion to institute proceedings, the applicant discloses
the following exhibits:
These exhibits are available on request.
If necessary, add a notice of presentation of applications for safeguard
orders or provisional measures.
CERTIFICATE OF CLERK
I, the undersigned clerk of the Divorce Division of the Superior Court for
the District of _________________, certify that there has been received and filed
in the said divorce division a divorce application, affidavit(s) of the Applicant(s), a
certificate of the Attorney and (if appropriate) a notice to the Respondent as to
(place and date)