Cases You Need Not Copy
For The Court

The Supreme Court Family Division sitting in Halifax has compiled a list of cases that need NOT be provided to the Court. This does not currently apply at the Family Division of the Supreme Court sitting in Sydney.

LIST OF CASES >>

Interactive Pre-trial Conference
Report Form

This form can be filled out on a computer. However, it must still be printed and filed with the Courts as a hard copy. You will also find a link to technical instructions on the same page.

FOLLOW THIS LINK
FOR BOTH >>

Many of the Forms below are interactive, so they can be filled out on your computer.
However, they must still be printed and filed with the Court on paper.


Most forms used in the Supreme Court are found in the CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>

For family law forms used in the Supreme Court siting in the communities outside the Halifax Regional Municipality and outside of Cape Breton, go to PART 13 - RULE 62, CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>

For family law forms used in the Family Division of the Supreme Court in the Regional Municipality of Halifax and in Cape Breton, go to PART 13 - CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>

For family law forms used in the Family Court outside the Halifax Regional Municipality and outside of Cape Breton, go to FAMILY COURT RULES AND FORMS >>

Civil Information Sheets and Forms

16. Memorandum for Date Assignment Judge by Responding Party:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Memorandum, Date Assignment Judge - Form 4.15 Interactive PDF PDF
     
17. How to Object to Date Assignment Conference:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Appearance Day Notice - Form 24.03 Interactive PDF PDF
     
18. Appeal Of A Small Claims Court Decision:  
  How To ..... PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
19. Staying Lower Court Order Pending Appeal:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
     
20. Vacant Possession of Property:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Ex Parte Motion - Form 23.14 Interactive PDF PDF
     
21. Criminal Compensation/Restitution:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
  Execution Order - Form 79.17A Interactive PDF PDF
  Statement of Amount For Execution - Form 79.17B Interactive PDF PDF
  Information To Assist Sheriff - Form PDF
  General Check List For Execution Order PDF
  Registering And Recording Judgments - Information PDF
  Record Judgment, Land Registration Act - Form PDF
     
22. Appeal From Certificate of Taxation:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Appeal - Form 7.19 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
23. Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Civil Procedure Rule 81 PDF
  Ex Parte Application - Form 5.02 Interactive PDF PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers -
Form 5.03
Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
24. Obtaining A Default Judgment:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Bill Of Cost - Form PDF
  Default Order For Judgment - Form PDF
  Execution Order - Form 79.17A Interactive PDF PDF
  Statement of Amount For Execution - Form 79.17B Interactive PDF PDF
  Information To Assist Sheriff - Form PDF
  General Check List For Execution Order PDF
  Registering And Recording Judgments - Information Service Nova Scotia Website
  Record Judgment, Land Registration Act - Form PDF
     
25. File A Guardianship Application:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers -
Form 5.03
Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Affidavit of Service  - Form 31.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
26. Discontinuing A Proceeding:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice Of Discontinuance - Form 9.02 Interactive PDF PDF
     
27. File For A Judicial Review:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice For Judicial Review - Form 7.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
28. Transfer Action To Small Claims Court:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Election To Transfer - Form 4 PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
29. Enforcement of Canadian Judgments and Decrees Act
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
30. File a Notice of Intention to Act on One’s Own After Discharging Counsel
  Instruction sheet PDF
  Notice of Intention to Act on One's Own - Form PDF
     
1. Starting a Civil Action (Notice of Action):
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Action - Form 4.02A Interactive PDF PDF
  Statement of Claim - Form 4.02B Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
2. Starting an Action for Debt:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Action for Debt - Form 4.03A Interactive PDF PDF
  Statement of Claim - Form 4.03B Interactive PDF PDF
  Affidavit of Service Information Sheet PDF
  Affidavit of Service - Form 31.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
3. Renewal of Notice of Action / Notice of Action for Debt:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Ex Parte Motion - Form 23.14 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
4. How to Defend an Action:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Defence - Form 4.05A Interactive PDF PDF
  Statement of Defence - Form 4.05B Interactive PDF PDF
  Legal Services in Nova Scotia PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
5. Self Represented Defendant Demand for Notice:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Demand for Notice - Form 4.06 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
   
6. How to File Notice of Appeal in Supreme Court:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Appeal - Form 7.19 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
7. Extension of Time to File Notice of Appeal:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
 
8. Notice of Application on Notice in Chambers:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers - Form 5.03 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
   
9. Contesting an Application on Notice in Chambers:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Contest - Form 5.04 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
10. Notice of Application in Court:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application - Form 5.07 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
11. Notice of Contest (Application in Court):  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Contest - Form 5.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
12. ExParte Application In Chambers:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Ex Parte Application - Form 5.02 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
13. ExParte Motion:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Ex Parte Motion - Form 23.14 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
     
14. Motion On Notice:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03 Interactive PDF PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08 Interactive PDF PDF
  Order - Form 78.05 Interactive PDF PDF
     
15. Date Assignment Conference:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Request Date Assignment Conference - Form 4.13 Interactive PDF PDF
     

 

Criminal Information Sheets and Forms

1. Application to Appear Crownside (in Halifax only):  
Instruction Sheet PDF
Notice of Application to Appear in Crownside - Form PDF
     
2. Application to Appear (outside of Halifax):  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application to Appear - Form PDF
     
3. Render by Surety:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
Application to Render by Surety - Form PDF
   
4. Variation of a Supreme Court Probation Order:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
Notice of Hearing, Crownside - Form PDF
Probation Order Addenda - Form PDF
   
5. Application to Review - Undertaking or Recognizance:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
Review Notice of Hearing - Defendant - Form PDF
Review Notice of Hearing - Prosecutor - Form PDF

   
6. Request to Return Cash Bail:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
Request To Return Affidavit - Form PDF
  Order To Return - Form PDF
   

 

7. Application for Bail Review:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
Review Application - Defendant In Custody - Form PDF
Review Application - Prosecutor - Form PDF
     
8. Appeal of a Summary Conviction From Provincial Court:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Summary Conviction Appeal - Form 63.05 Interactive PDF PDF
  Contact Information & Designated Address - Form PDF
  Legal Services in Nova Scotia PDF
     
9. Pre-trial Conference Report - Form Interactive PDF
  Note: this is an interactive pdf form. You can fill it out on your computer but it must still be filed with the Courts in hard copy.
Click here for instructions: HOW THE FORM WORKS >>
     
 

Forms Used for BOTH
Civil and Criminal Matters

  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Contact Information & Designated Address - Form PDF
  Legal Services in Nova Scotia PDF
     
  Affidavit of Service:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Affidavit of Service  - Form 31.05 Interactive PDF PDF