Filing For Bankruptcy

To make an assignment in bankruptcy or a proposal, one must engage a professional bankruptcy trustee.
They are listed in the Yellow Pages and in the website of their professional organization; The Canadian Association of Insolvency And Restructuring Professionals: WWW.CAIRP.CA >>

SERVICE NOVA SCOTIA >> also provides advice regarding Consumer Proposals.

THE BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY ACT >> sets out the rights and obligations of the various parties involved in bankruptcy or other insolvency proceedings. The Act also provides a system which enables debtors to make proposals to creditors to pay debts over time, usually at a reduced amount.

Court Location

The Bankruptcy Court sits primarily in Halifax but will sit in
other locations if circumstances require.

The Law Courts Building
1815 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1S7


Telephone: (902) 424-6908
Fax: (902) 424-0524

All inquiries should be directed to:
The Registrar in Bankruptcy
Richard W. Cregan, Q.C.
(902) 424-0259
E-mail: REGISTRAR >>
Deputy Registrar in Bankruptcy

Gina DiDiodato
Phone: (902) 424-6908
Fax: (902) 424-0524


Court Dockets

The Court usually sits on Fridays. Its dockets are generally posted
on the Tuesday before the Friday hearings.

While every effort will be made to keep dockets current, they may be
subject to change without further notice

Date of Hearing ~ Last Updated
Friday, May 27, 2016    
Friday, May 20, 2016    
Friday, May 13, 2016    
Friday, May 6, 2016    
Friday, April 29, 2016    
Friday, April 22, 2016