To find a lawyer who does family law, you can

  • contact your local Nova Scotia Legal Aid office at:
  • contact law firms in your community that do family law
  • contact your Employee Assistance Program or union if you have one
  • go to - the page on getting legal advice
  • contact a women's centre and ask if they can suggest a referral
  • ask a friend, family member or trusted professional for a suggested referral
  • go to Lawyers and Legal Help for more ways to find a lawyer.

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Last reviewed: March 2021