Articles on Legal Themes

If you die without a will, you are said to die "intestate", and the rules set out in the Nova Scotia Intestate Succession Act determine who gets your estate:

By John McKiggan, McKiggan Hebert Lawyers.


If a person has never experienced sexual abuse, it probably seems pretty far from their reality. However, the statistics about how common childhood abuse is are frightening; 1 in 3 females and 1 in 6 males in Canada will encounter some form of child abuse before the age of 17.

September 26 to October 2 is Right to Know Week, and September 28 is International Right to Know Day. Find out about your right to access government information under Nova Scotia laws, and learn more about Right to Know Week from Nova Scotia's Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.