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Introduction to the Court

The Small Claims Court provides a quick, informal and cost-effective method for deciding claims up to $25,000 (not including interest). It is not necessary for the person making the claim (claimant) and the person whom the claim is against (defendant) to have lawyers.

The Small Claims Court is administered and delivered by the Nova Scotia Department of Justice.

For more on the Small Claims Court, click here: Information Brochure
In French: Devez-vous faire appel à la Cour des petites créances?

For information on How To Represent Yourself In Small Claims Court, click here.

To fill out interactive Small Claims Court Forms , click here.
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