Audio messages on a range of legal topics are available 24 hours a day. Recordings are two to fifteen minutes long.

Topics include Family Law, Creditor & Debtor, Commercial, Personal Injury, Insurance, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Wills & Estates, Landlord/Tenant, and Small Claims Court.

To listen to a Law in Audio topic:


For funding reasons the telephone Dial-a-Law service was discontinued as of February 2017.  Online audio is currently only available for some topics, but we are actively working to make all topics listed below available in audio in the coming monthsWe are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

2 | Credit, Debt, Personal Injury, Slander & Commercial Law


Credit, Debt, Personal Injury, Slander & Commercial Law
Student Loans and Bankruptcy
Co-signing or Guaranteeing a Loan
Collection Agencies
Credit reports
Payday loans
Automobile Insurance
Personal injury
Damage to your Car
Lost income
Slip and fall
Medical malpractice
Libel & Slander
Consultation en matière de credit, propositions du consommateur et faillite personelle
Assurance automobile
Dommages d'indemnisation pour dommages corporels 
Perte de revenu resultant d'un accident d'automobile 
Les chutes par glissade
Fautes medicales et plaintes concernant les soins medicaux 

| Criminal Law

Criminal Law
Drinking & Driving (Impaired driving)
Preparing for your first criminal court appearance - 
Defending Yourself on a Criminal Charge
Pleading Guilty to a Criminal Charge
Rights before Arrest
Rights After Arrest
Criminal law and immigration
Criminal records and pardons (record suspensions)
Victims of Crime
Restorative Justice
Police Complaints (Complaints against RCMP)
L'importance de bien vous préparer
avant votre première comparution en cour criminelle

5 | Employment

Protection Against Discrimination
Minimum Employment Standards
Minimum Employment Standards (Holidays/vacations/leaves)
Termination of Employment (Losing Your Job)

6 | Housing

Housing: Landlord/Tenant & Real estate
Basic Tenant Rights & Responsibilities
Landlord & Tenant law changes (Nov 2012)
Standard lease terms
Builders liens

8 | Francais

Procédures relatives à la protection de l’enfance
Séparation et accords de séparation
Faillite personelle
Assurance automobile
Dommages corporels
Pertes de revenu
Chutes par glissade
Fautes medicales
Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents

Comment la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents diffère-t-elle de la Loi sur les jeunes contrevenants?
Le rôle de la victime en vertu de la Loi sur le système de justice pénale pour les adolescents
Première comparution en cour criminelle

9 | Miscellaneous



Human Rights
Protection Against Discrimination
Access to Government Records
Charter of Rights & Freedoms
Small Claims Court
Small Claims Court - General Information
Cases the Small Claims Court
Can't Deal With
Preparing For & Going to Small Claims Court
Enforcing or Appealing the Small Claims Court Order
Lawyers, Legal Aid, NS Court of Appeal
Legal Aid - Nova Scotia Legal Aid
How to Find A Lawyer
Complaints About a Lawyer
Complaints about a Lawyer's Bill
Contingency Fee Agreements
Changing Lawyers