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 >>

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

For family law forms used in the Supreme Court (Family Division), go to PART 13 - CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES >>

Civil Information Sheets and Forms

19. Staying Lower Court Order Pending Appeal:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
     
20. Vacant Possession of Property:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Ex Parte Motion - Form 23.14   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   PDF
  Statement of Amount For Execution - Form 79.17B   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   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   PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers -
Form 5.03
  PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   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   PDF
  Statement of Amount For Execution - Form 79.17B   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
     
25A. File a Guardianship Application (Child):  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers -
Form 5.03
  PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Affidavit of Service  - Form 31.05   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
25B. File a Representation Order (Adult):  
  Instructruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers -
Form 5.03 (1/2 hour or less - separate instruction sheet found here)
  PDF
  Notice of Application in Chambers - Form 5.03 (more than 1/2 hour - separate instruction sheet found here)   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Affidavit of Service  - Form 31.05   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services

 

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  Additional Documents Required
under the Adult Capacity and
Decision-Making Act
and Regulations
     
25C. Review of Guardianship Order (Adult) or Representation Order (Adult):  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03
(separate Instruction sheet found here)

 

 

 

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  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08  

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  Affidavit of Service - Form 31.05   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form and Information About Available Legal Services

 

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  Additional Documents Required
under the Adult Capacity and
Decision-Making Act
and Regulations

 

Office of the Public Trustee Website

     
26. Discontinuing A Proceeding:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice Of Discontinuance - Form 9.02   PDF
     
27. File For A Judicial Review:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice For Judicial Review - Form 7.05   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
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
1. Starting a Civil Action (Notice of Action):
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Action - Form 4.02A   PDF
  Statement of Claim - Form 4.02B   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   PDF
  Statement of Claim - Form 4.03B   PDF
  Affidavit of Service Information Sheet PDF
  Affidavit of Service - Form 31.05   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   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   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   PDF
  Statement of Defence - Form 4.05B   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   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   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   PDF
  Affidavit PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   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   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   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   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   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   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   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
12. Ex Parte Application In Chambers:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Ex Parte Application - Form 5.02   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
13. Ex Parte Motion:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Ex Parte Motion - Form 23.14   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
     
14. Motion On Notice:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Chambers Cover Sheet - Form PDF
  Notice of Motion - Form 23.03   PDF
  Supporting Affidavit - Form 39.08   PDF
  Order - Form 78.05   PDF
     
15. Date Assignment Conference:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Request Date Assignment Conference - Form 4.13   PDF
       
16. Memorandum for Date Assignment Judge by Responding Party:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Memorandum, Date Assignment Judge - Form 4.15   PDF
     
17. How to Object to Date Assignment Conference:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Appearance Day Notice - Form 24.03   PDF
     
18. Appeal Of A Small Claims Court Decision:  
  How To ..... PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form And Information About Available Legal Services 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 a Provincial Court Undertaking / Recognizance / Release Order:
  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   PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form PDF
  Legal Services in Nova Scotia PDF
     
9. Extension of Time to File Notice of Summary Conviction Appeal:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Motion PDF
  Affidavit PDF
  Order PDF
  Contact Information/Designated Address Form and Information About Available Legal Services PDF
     
10. 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.
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11. Designation of Counsel:
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Designation of Counsel - Form PDF
   
12. Rowbotham Application:  
  Instruction Sheet PDF
  Notice of Application - Form A PDF
  Waiver - Form B PDF
  Affidavit - Form C PDF
     
 

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   PDF