2015

 
November 5 - NSCA INTRODUCES ROLLING DOCKETS >>
October 23 - PROVINCIAL PROTHONOTARY POSTS HER LATEST EDITION OF HINTS AND TIPS >>
October 7 - THE LONG TRIAL INTAKE SCHEDULE FOR COURTROOM #6 IN PROVINCIAL COURT IN HALIFAX IS NOW AVAILABLE >>
September 30 - NSCA UPDATES CHRONOLOGICAL AND ALPHABETICAL BINDERS OF WCAT CASES NOT NEEDED IN BOOK OF AUTHORITIES >>
September 15 - PROVINCIAL PROTHONOTARY POSTS HER LATEST EDITION OF HINTS AND TIPS >>
September 14 - FREE LEGAL CLINIC AT THE HALIFAX LAW COURTS NOW OPEN EVERY THURSDAY >>
August 31 - CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES NOW AVAILABLE ON THE COURTS' WEBSITE IN A MOBILE-FRIENDLY FORMAT >>
July 6 - PROVINCIAL PROTHONOTARY POSTS HER LATEST EDITION OF HINTS AND TIPS >>
July 2 - NEW PHONE NUMBER FOR TELEPHONE DATE ASSIGNMENT AND TELEPHONE TRIAL READINESS CONFERENCES >>
July 2 - NSSC amends CIVIL PROCEDURE RULE 82.09 >> and added PRACTICE MEMORANDUM #8 - MODEL CCAA AND RECEIVERSHIP ORDERS >>
June 24 - LEGAL AID LAWYER ROBERT M. GREGAN IS APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT - FAMILY DIVISION IN SYDNEY >>
June 5 - JUSTICE DOUG CAMPBELL'S FAMILY LAW PRACTICE TIPS - VARIATION OF CHILD SUPPORT, RETROACTIVELY >>
June 5 - NSSC AMENDS SEVERAL CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>
June 2 - A ROBING CEREMONY FOR JUSTICE LESTER JESUDASON WILL BE HELD JULY 6 IN HALIFAX >>
May 22 - JUDGE ELIZABETH BUCKLE WAS SWORN IN ON MAY 22 AT PROVINCIAL COURT IN HALIFAX >>
May 8 - JUDGE TIM DALEY WAS SWORN IN ON MAY 8 AT PROVINCIAL COURT IN PICTOU >>
May 5 - LESTER JESUDASON HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE SUPREME COURT - FAMILY DIVISION IN HALIFAX >>
April 7 - THE HALIFAX REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY IS CHANGING HOW TAX CERTIFICATES ARE REQUESTED FOR FORECLOSURE SALES >>
March 31 - LAWYER ELIZABETH BUCKLE HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE PROVINCIAL AND FAMILY COURTS OF NOVA SCOTIA >>
February 27 - JUSTICE DOUG CAMPBELL'S FAMILY LAW PRACTICE TIPS - DIVIDING MATRIMONIAL ASSETS AND DEBTS >>
February 3 - THE LONG TRIAL INTAKE SCHEDULE FOR COURTROOM #6 IN PROVINCIAL COURT IN HALIFAX IS NOW AVAILABLE >>
January 30 - NSSC AMENDS PRACTICE MEMORANDUM #1 - FORECLOSURE PROCEDURES >>
January 23 - PROVINCIAL COURT INTRODUCES NEW FORMS RELATED TO ROWBOTHAM COUNSEL AND RULE 2.1(1) >>
 

2014

 
December 1 - THE LONG TRIAL INTAKE SCHEDULE FOR COURTROOM #6 IN PROVINCIAL COURT IN HALIFAX IS NOW AVAILABLE >>
November 28 - JUSTICE DOUG CAMPBELL'S FAMILY LAW PRACTICE TIPS - MARGINAL RATES OF INCOME TAX SIMPLIFIED >>
November 24 - LIVE WEBCASTS ANNOUNCED FOR UPCOMING MATTERS IN THE NSCA >>
November 21 - JUSTICE DOUG CAMPBELL PUBLISHES NEW EDITIONS OF FAMILY LAW PRACTICE TIPS >>
October - UPDATED FORM TO REQUEST AN AUDIO RECORDING OF A COURT PROCEEDING >>
August 1 - NSSC AMENDS PRACTICE MEMORANDUM #1 UNDER THE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>
July 17 - NSSC AMENDS SEVERAL CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES AND CREATED TWO NEW COURT FORMS >>
July 4 - NSSC amends PRACTICE MEMORANDUM #2 - AFFIDAVITS OF SERVICE >> and PM #6 - INFANT SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES >>
April 10 - SUPREME COURT - FAMILY DIVISION EXTENDS HOURS OF OPERATION AT FLIP CENTRE ON DEVONSHIRE >>
 

2013

 
July - NSSC AMENDS SEVERAL CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>
July - NSSC AMENDS THREE PRACTICE MEMORANDUMS UNDER THE CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>
July - NSCA MOVES TO SUMMIT PLACE FOR 12 MONTHS >>
June 25 - NSCA updates CHRONOLOGICAL BINDERS >> and ALPHABETICAL BINDERS >> of WCAT cases not needed in Book of Authorities.
January 23 - NSCA AMENDS CIVIL PROCEDURE RULE 90.26 AND RELATED COURT FORMS >>
November 15 - NEW PROVINCIAL COURT RULES AND FORMS TAKE EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2014 >>
   

2012

 
June 28 - NSCA INTRODUCES NEW MEDIATION PROGRAM >>
May 28 - FORMS OF THE NOVA SCOTIA FAMILY COURT ARE NOW INTERACTIVE >>
November - NSCA PROTOCOL FOR PROCEEDINGS RE: ALLEGATIONS OF INEFFECTIVE COUNSEL >>
November - CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES AND FORMS ARE NOW INTERACTIVE >>
   

2011

 
April - AUDIO RECORDINGS REQUEST FORM REVISED TO ADD UNDERTAKING #5 >>
   

2010

 
November - WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES YOU NEED NOT COPY FOR NSCA >>
July 13 - VARIOUS NOTICES AFFECTING CASES IN THE SUPREME COURT - FAMILY DIVISION >>
April 26 - NSCA ADOPTS HAGUE PROTOCOL IN PRACTIVE DIRECTIVE >>
January 11 - NSPC IN DARTMOUTH INTRODUCES A CENTRALIZED INTAKE PROCESS >>
   

2009

 
May - CASES YOU NEED NOT COPY FOR THE SUPREME COURT - FAMILY DIVISION >>
November - NSSC INTRODUCES NEW INTERACTIVE PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE REPORT FORM >>
October - NSCA ADOPTS APPELLATE PROCEDURES COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT >>
 

2008

 
February - CHANGES TO POLICY FOR EMAIL RELEASE OF COURT DECISIONS >>
   

2007

 
October - SUPREME COURT OF CANADA CASES YOU NEED NOT COPY FOR NSCA >>
March - NEW NOVA SCOTIA CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>
February - REMINDER RE: NOTIFICATION OF THE SETTLEMENT OR ADJOURNMENT OF CASES >>
January - PROTHONOTARY'S HINTS AND TIPS NEWSLETTER NOW INDEXED >>

 

Various Notices Re: Supreme Court Family Division

Fees
Transition Rules
Divorce Packages
Personal Service of Petition filed before June 30, 2010
Amendments to Documents
Contradiction between Rules 59.21(3) and 59.47(3) regarding when a Waiver of
Financial Statements may be filed
Delivery of documents
Reference to Rules/Legislation in Motions

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Release of Court Decisions

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Consolidation of Prothontary’s Hints and Tips

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