On behalf of the federal Family Violence Initiative, the Public Health Agency of Canada is pleased to announce Stop Family Violence, your new one-stop online source of information and resources about family violence. Stop Family Violence replaces the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence.
L’Association des juristes d’expression française de la Nouvelle-Écosse (AJEFNE) est fière d’annoncer l’ouverture du centre Accès Justice Access à Halifax. L’inauguration officielle du 21 novembre fut célébrée en présence d’une cinquantaine de personnes dans le cadre du 20e anniversaire de l’AJEFNE.
L’Association des juristes d’expression française de la Nouvelle-Écosse (AJEFNE) is proud to announce the opening of its new centre, Accès Justice Access in Halifax. The official inauguration was held on November 21, to highlight the celebration of the AJEFNE’s 20th anniversary.
The Administrative Recalculation of Child Support Program recalculates the table amount of child support where a court order or registered agreement allows for this to happen. The recalculation happens once a year at the time of the anniversary of the court order. The Program recalculates certain child support orders based on updated income information provided by the parent paying support. The person paying support is called the ‘payor.’
Le Programme d'information pour les parents, ou le PIP, est une séance d'information à l'intention de toute personne qui joue un rôle parental dans la vie d'un enfant. Le PIP est obligatoire au sein de la Division de la famille de la Cour suprême depuis plusieurs années, dans les cas où une demande traite de questions parentales telles que la garde ou les droits de visite. Depuis le 1er octobre 2014, le PIP est aussi obligatoire au sein du Tribunal de la famille à l'échelle de la Nouvelle-Écosse.
The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia - or 'LISNS' - have extended their hours of operation for the Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service.
The new hours are Monday to Friday, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed from 1-2 pm).
Call the Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service at 902-455-3135 if you're in the Halifax Regional Municipality, or toll-free anywhere else in Nova Scotia at 1-800-665-9779.
The Parent Information Program, or ‘PIP’, is an information session for anyone involved in parenting children. PIP has been mandatory in the Supreme Court Family Division for many years, whenever an application was filed that dealt with parenting issues, like custody or access. As of October 1, 2014, PIP is also mandatory in the Family Courts across Nova Scotia.
'Child Protection, The Court, And Your Family' is a video intended to help you understand what happens when the Child Protection Agency becomes involved in your family life.The video is available in English and Mi'kmaq.
This video, and the booklet that comes with it, will answer some of your questions:
What has happened? Where are my children? When can I see them?
What can I do to make sure my family stays together? If my children have been taken into care, what do I need to do to have them returned?
The Nova Scotia Family Court Rules changed effective October 1, 2014. These changes allow for the expansion of family justice services for Nova Scotia families.
Families outside Halifax and Cape Breton will soon have better access to justice services with rule changes for family court.
The changes will expand the role and authority of family court officers so they can offer the same, broader range of services across the province.