Contact Info & Processes

Phone: 519-352-8484
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (excluding holidays) 
Court Proceedings: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 am
Walk-in guilty pleas: Wednesday, 9:00 am

Court Appearance - COVID-19 Update

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all court appearances are remote via Zoom, unless the defendant requests in-person or the court orders in-person.

If you are unable to attend remotely please attend the court office and equipment will be available for your use or call the office at 519-352-8484 to make alternative arrangements.

Zoom Information

All TRIALS must be by video.

Log in: 
Meeting ID: 989 5487 1822
Passcode: 166021

First Appearances and Non-Trial matters

Phone (toll-free): 1-855-703-8985
Meeting ID: 989 5487 1822#
Participant Code: #
Passcode: 166021#

Court Closure

Please be advised that the court office will be closed at noon December 24, 2021, until Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at 8:30 am.

If during this time you want to pay your fine please go to or attend one of our Municipal Service Centres or attend a Provincial Offences Court nearest to you.

If you are suspended please attend a Service Ontario Office to pay your fine and reinstatement fee.


During courtroom proceedings, the following rules must be followed:

  • No hats or sunglasses 
  • No food or drink 
  • No cell phones or pagers 
  • No newspapers or magazines 
  • Appropriate attire
  • Address the presiding Justice of the Peace as "Your Worship"

Trial Co-ordination

  • Trial options and re-opening applications are addressed in our Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Request for disclosure or to schedule a resolution meeting - Case Management: 519-352-6736 x 4020 
  • For Part 3 disclosure and Part 3 resolution - Crown's Office: 519-355-2240
  • Trial Interpreter: 519-352-8484

Transcript Cost

  • $4.30 per page of the original transcript 
  • $0.55 per page for additional copies

Note: A $50.00 deposit is required at the time the transcript is ordered and any outstanding balance must be paid before the transcript is released.

Contact the Court Reporter at 519-352-8484 x 4011.


Geoff Beckett
Phone: 519-352-8484 x 4017

Complaint Process

We are committed to delivering excellent service to everyone using the Provincial Offenses Court. To ensure that we are providing excellent service, we would like to hear from you. You can voice your complaint to the Manager of Provincial Offences by:

Phone: 519-352-8484
Fax: 519-352-7979
Mail: Manager Provincial Offences Court, Chatham-Kent, 21633 Communication Rd, RR#5, Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0