Court of Queen's Bench, Trial Division
The Trial Division hears civil law matters, excluding family disputes, which are heard in the Family Division. Trial Division Judges also preside over criminal trials, with or without a jury. The Trial Division hears appeals relating to summary conviction offences tried in the Provincial Court, and the judges sit in the Provincial Court when necessary.
The Trial Division's jurisdiction is outlined in the Judicature Act.
The Trial Division holds sittings in the eight Court of Queen's Bench Judicial Districts of New Brunswick.