General Information

 

There are five levels and/or types of Courts that serve Inverness and Richmond Counties. They include the Supreme Court, Supreme Court (Family Division), Provincial Court, Small Claims Court, and Probate Court.

 

Justices and Judges from across the province preside in Port Hawkesbury. An adjudicator presides over Small Claims Court. It sits in the Municipal Building in Arichat for Richmond County matters. The Registrar of Probate or a Judge presides over Probate Court.

There is also a new courthouse in Wagmatcook First Nation. Provincial Court and Supreme Court (Family Division) each sit one day a week at this courthouse. This location serves residents from Wagmatcook and We’koqma’q First Nations, as well as Victoria County.

 

Courthouse in Wagmatcook First Nation

 

 

10765 Highway #105
Wagmatcook First Nation, NS
B0E 3N0

Phone: (902) 625-2665

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Supreme Court

15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-2665
Fax: (902) 625-4084
Email: PortHawkesburySupreme@courts.ns.ca

Port Hawkesbury
Supreme Court Docket

Docket for:
Updated:
January 2023 Jan. 3/23
   
2023 Chambers Dates

Jan. 17/23

Supreme Court Family Division

15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-2665
Fax: (902) 625-4084
Email: porthawkesburyfamily@courts.ns.ca

Provincial Court

15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-2665
Fax: (902) 625-4084
Email: PortHawkesburyProvincialCourt@courts.ns.ca

Probate Court

Registrar
15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-2665
Fax: (902) 625-4084

 

Small Claims Court

15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-2665
Fax: (902) 625-4084
Email: PortHawkesburyProvincialCourt@courts.ns.ca

Sheriff's Office

15 Kennedy Street
Port Hawkesbury
B9A 2Y1

Phone: (902) 625-4215
Fax: (902) 625-4084