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Looking for legal information? Puzzled by the maze of legal resources in Nova Scotia and don't know where to start? We'll help you navigate! Call our Legal Information Line at 1 800 665-9779 or 902-455-3135 to get free legal information.…

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LucyJWe love our wonderful volunteers! A big thank you to Lucy Jackson, law student volunteer at LISNS over the past year.…

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What do fountains, wheels, volcanoes, mines and snakes have in common? They are all fireworks! Fireworks are an exciting, spectacular and fun way to celebrate special events. However, they can also be dangerous.  It is important to use fireworks safely, and to be aware of laws that apply.…

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Shopping online is convenient.  But when you buy goods or services from a business online you are entering into a contract, so know your rights before you buy!…

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familyHow should property be divided if a relationship breaks down?  Fill out this short survey to let the Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia know how you think property should be divided when spouses or partners separate or divorce.…

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The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (or LISNS) is a charitable, not-for-profit organization. We have been providing Nova Scotians with easy to understand information and resources about the law for over 30 years.

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If you need legal information - see "I have a legal question" for general information, or call the Legal Information Line for more specific info.

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