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Serving Hants & Kings Counties

The Small Claims Court provides a quick, informal and cost-effective method for deciding claims up to $25,000

Kentville Justice Centre

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Kentville Justice Centre

87 Cornwallis Street
Kentville, Nova Scotia
B4N 2E5

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Phone: (902) 679-6070
Fax: 679-6178

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In Small Claims Court you can make a claim for up to $25,000 or for the return of goods valued up to a maximum of $25,000. You cannot use this court for matters dealing with ownership of land, wills or for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, or defamation (libel and slander).

This Court is less formal than other Courts. The case is heard by an adjudicator, not a Judge; the adjudicator is a lawyer.

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

For more about the Court and access to an interactive step-by-step explanation of the Court, click on the "Small Claims Court" link at the top of this page.