Eviction Process

EDMONTON EVICTION SERVICES

LANDLORD REPRESENTATION

PO BOX 3064, Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8l 2T1  Tel: (780) 974.8427 Fax: (780) 998.1630

 

Alberta Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS) ACTION AND TIMELINE

Step 1

OUR ACTION
Client Consultation, Fact Gathering and Assessment, Study Options, Devise Strategy and Plan Approach

CLIENT’S ACTION
Provide EES with all needed information, facts, goals, etc.

TIME FRAME
One to 2 business days depending on time availability of both parties.

Step 2

OUR ACTION
Evidence and RTDRS Application Preparation

CLIENT’S ACTION
Provide EES with all required supporting documents and pictures

TIME FRAME
2 – 3 business days (subject to the matter’s complexity)

Step 3

OUR ACTION
File Application at RTDRS and Obtain Hearing Date

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX

TIME FRAME
Hearing Date is usually 5 to 15 days from filing depending on availability

Step 4

OUR ACTION
Serve Tenant(s)s with filed Notice of Hearing, Hearing Application & Evidence. Fill and file Affidavit of Service.

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX and keep EES updated of any tenant(s) activity between filing the application and the hearing date

TIME FRAME
Tenant to be served no later than 24 hours before hearing. Rules of Service apply.

Step 5

OUR ACTION
Represent Landlord at the Hearing. Normally receive a Court order and a Judgment at end of hearing.

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX

TIME FRAME
Most Hearings are concluded within 15 minutes although 30 minutes are allotted.

Step6

OUR ACTION
File Order and Judgment at Court of Queen’s Bench

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX

TIME FRAME
Usually within one business day of Hearing

Step 7

OUR ACTION
Serve filed Order and Judgment to Tenant(s)

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX

TIME FRAME
Usually within one business day depending on tenant(s) availability

Step 8

OUR ACTION
Debrief Client

CLIENT’S ACTION
RELAX

TIME FRAME
After Tenant(s) are served

NOTE:

 Should the Tenant defy the Court Order, the Enforcement process may need to be enacted. Notice of Default / Affidavit of Service / Civil Enforcement (Bailiff) Coordination is the next step in securing your property.