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Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island

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The Office of the Prothonotary and Registrar in Bankruptcy performs the following functions for the Court:

• mediates all small claims cases;

• conducts garnishee hearings and criminal show-cause hearings for Provincial Court;

• executes conveyances, transfers or mortgages when ordered by the Court;

• authorized to issue subpoenas for some inferior courts/tribunals;

• authorized to hear some uncontested motions, applications and references;

• performs civil wedding ceremonies under the Marriage Act.


The Prothonotary is also the Registrar in Bankruptcy and receives all bankruptcy documents and conducts and renders decisions in contested bankruptcy hearings.

Additional Information:

General Contact Information

Name : 
Terri MacPherson, Q.C. Acting Prothonotary
(902) 368-6067
(902) 368-0266

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