Useful Links


  • The Nova Scotia Department of Justice website provides information on the province‚Äôs regulations, family law, jury duty, self-represented litigants and Small Claims Court.

  • The Courts of Nova Scotia website has detailed information about all levels of court in the province, as well as court processes and fees, court decisions, and public information.

  • The Nova Scotia Public Prosecution Service has created an online booklet, The Criminal Case: Step-by-Step, which provides an explanation of a criminal case, from the investigation stage to appealing the verdict or sentence.

  • Family Law Nova Scotia is an online resource that helps Nova Scotians understand their rights and options and find solutions to family law related issues. Their website provides information on how the court system works, legal processes, application guides, and other services, programs and community groups.

  • The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia is a non-profit organization providing information and resources about the law, free of charge. Their website has information on legal topics such as accidents and injuries, criminal law, employment law, housing and more.