Associate Coordinating Judge
The judicial districts of Baie-Comeau, Bonaventure, Gaspé, Kamouraska, Mingan and Rimouski come within the coordination region of Bas-Saint-Laurent–Côte-Nord–Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine.
The coordinating judge is the Mr. Richard Côté, and his office is located in the Rimouski courthouse. The associate coordinating judge is Mr. François Boisjoli. His office is located in the Baie-Comeau courthouse.
There are 17 Court of Québec judges in the region who are called upon to sit in each of the courthouses and points of service. All the judges have jurisdiction in civil, criminal and penal matters as well as in youth matters.
In addition, there are four presiding justices of the peace in the Court of Québec.
The judges preside at the following courthouses:
AT THE BAIE-COMEAU COURTHOUSE:
François Boisjoli, Associate Coordinating Judge;
AT THE MATANE COURTHOUSE:
AT THE NEW CARLISLE COURTHOUSE:
Luc Marchildon, Presiding Justice of the Peace.
AT THE PERCÉ COURTHOUSE:
AT THE RIMOUSKI COURTHOUSE:
Richard Côté, Coordinating Judge;
Anne-Marie Sincennes, Presiding Justice of the Peace.
AT THE RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP COURTHOUSE:
Julie Dionne, Presiding Justice of the Peace.
AT THE SEPT-ÎLES COURTHOUSE:
François Paré, Presiding Justice of the Peace.
A number of locations are also served by the circuit court, i.e. judges of the Court of Québec travel to them to hear cases, according to a pre-established judicial schedule. The purpose of that practice is to make justice as accessible as possible.
To find out the services offered and the judicial schedules of the circuit court service sites, ask at the court office concerned:
At the Court office of Rivière-du-Loup (Small claims Court) :
At the Court office of Sept-Îles (Criminal and penal matters, and small claims) :