News and Notices From The Past 12 Months
The Honourable Robert F. Ferguson, Justice of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court Family Division, retires after 41 years on the Bench. more >>
The Court of Appeal introduces new Judicial Mediation Program. read more >
The Supreme Court has made several amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules. Of particular note are the amendments to Rule 68.03 regarding class action proceedings.
Family Court Forms used by individual litigants (not by agencies) are now available in an "interactive" format; meaning they can be filled out on a computer. begin here >>
Nova Scotia's Civil Procedure Rules are now also available in French.
Civil Procedure Rules and Forms are now available in an "interactive" format - meaning that the Forms can be filled out and printed on your computer directly from this website.
Ms. A. E. Anselm has been appointed Prothonotary of the Supreme Court and Deputy Registrar of the Court of Appeal.
Citizenship Ceremony webcast live on Tuesday, April 17th as part of the Canadian Bar Association - Nova Scotia Branch Law Week events.
The Honourable John D. Embree, Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial Court, passed away at his home on March 26th.
The Courts of Nova Scotia are the first Courts in Canada to "Tweet" news, notices, and decisions. << details >>
Portrait of retired Provincial Court Judge Anne E. Crawford unveiled at Bridgwater courthouse. << details & photos >>
The Honourable Justice Michael J. Wood was sworn-in to the Nova Scotia Supreme Court on October 17th 2011. Justice Wood was appointed in September.
Beginning this month (Oct. 2011), Provincial Courts across Nova Scotia will provide, on request, access to a binder containing log sheets for search warrants which are accessible to the public and the media.
The Honourable Douglas L. MacLellan, Justice of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, has retired after more than 19 years on the Bench. << details >>
The Honourable Paul B. Scovil was sworn-in as Judge of the Nova Scotia Provincial and Family Courts at a ceremony in Bridgewater on August 19th.
Re: SH-218010 - Neila Catherine MacQueen And Others v. The Attorney General of Canada And The Attorney General of Nova Scotia
Two new papers "From The Bench":
The Honourable C. Richard Coughlan will become resident Supreme Court Judge at the Bridgewater courthouse.
Ms. Margaret L. (Peg) MacInnis is the new Executive Director of the Judiciary's Executive Office. << details >>
Dr. Josh Nodelman, the 2011 Cowan Intern from Dalhousie University's Schulich School of Law, joins the Court of Appeal staff for the summer.
The Honourable Warren Zimmer and the Honourable Raymond Morse were sworn-in to the Nova Scotia Provincial and Family Courts on May 6th, 2011.
The FATALITY INQUIRY INTO THE DEATH OF HOWARD HYDE pursuant to the Fatality Investigations Act.
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