Legal Services

If you need legal information or services in Nova Scotia, there are many options available. The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) provides legal information and resources about the law. For information on lawyers practicing in Nova Scotia, you can check with the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society.

Legal aid

If you can not afford to hire a lawyer, you may be eligible for assistance through Legal Aid. There are community-based law offices across Nova Scotia that deal with legal aid cases. Legal Aid is not available for refugee claimants.

Halifax refugee clinic

The Halifax Refugee Clinic provides legal assistance to eligible refugees seeking asylum in Canada.