Judges of the Nova Scotia Family Court ...

... are appointed by the Provincial Government. Some Judges are jointly-appointed to the Family Court and the Provincial Court but sit primarily in one or the other. For more information about the judical appointment process, go to the ABOUT JUDGES SECTION >> of this website.

In the list below, the Court in which the Judge sits most of the time is shown first (Family/Provincal or Provincia/Family).

Family Court Judges may be contacted through the courthouse in the "Location" column below. Contact information for the Province's courthouses can be found by clicking here: COURTHOUSE LOCATIONS & MAPS >>

Chief Judge of the Family & Provincial Courts: Pamela S. Williams Provincial/Family Dartmouth
Associate Chief Judge of the Family Court: S. Raymond Morse Family/Provincial Amherst/Truro
Associate Chief Judge of the Provincial Court: Alan T. Tufts Provincial/Family Kentville
Judge Del W. Atwood Provincial/Family Pictou
Judge Flora Inglis Buchan Provincial/Family Dartmouth
Judge Elizabeth A. Buckle Provincial/Family Amherst
Judge James H. Burrill Provincial/Family Bridgewater
Judge Marc C. Chisholm Provincial/Family Halifax
Judge Michelle Christenson Family/Provincial Yarmouth
Judge John D. Comeau (part-time) Family Yarmouth
Judge Timothy Daley Family/Provincial Pictou
Judge Anne S. Derrick Provincial/Family Halifax
Judge Jean M. Dewolfe Family/Provincial Truro
Judge William Digby Provincial/Family Halifax
Judge William Dyer Family Bridgewater
Judge Laurel J. Halfpenny-MacQuarrie Provincial/Family Port Hawkesbury
Judge Frank P. Hoskins Provincial/Family Dartmouth
Judge David R. Hubley (part-time) Family Truro
Judge Timothy D. Landry Provincial/Family Digby
Judge Gregory E. Lenehan Provincial/Family Halifax
Judge E. Ann Marie MacInnes Provincial/Family Sydney
Judge Richard J. MacKinnon Provincial/Family Antigonish
Judge Daniel A. MacRury Provincial/Family Halifax
Judge Marci Lin Melvin Family/Provincial Kentville
Judge Paul B. Scovil Provincial/Family Bridgewater
Judge Corrine Sparks Family Dartmouth
Judge Theodore K. Tax Provincial/Family Dartmouth
Judge Jean M. Whalen Provincial/Family Sydney
Judge James C. Wilson (part-time) Family /Provincial Pictou
Judge Warren Zimmer Provincial/Family Truro