Entries by Lisa Stokkeskog

Need Help Adjourning a Halifax or Dartmouth Provincial Court Date?

Current circumstances have led to the closure of Provincial Courts for all but urgent and essential matters. Effective June 1, 2020, the Provincial Court will permit some in-custody trials and in-custody preliminary inquiries to proceed in-person for urgent and essential matters, where all public health directives can be followed. For individuals not in custody, all […]

Part-Time Support Assistant Position – Executive Office

NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION SUPPORT ASSISTANT   Available Position: 0.6 FTE (21 Hours per Week) Location: 920-1701 Hollis Street Salary: Clerical Plan (CL) Closing Date: Friday, June 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm Who we are: Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission (NSLAC) delivers legal aid services throughout the Province, providing some level of help to […]

Service Delivery Administrative Position – Executive Office

NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION SERVICE DELIVERY ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT   Available Position: Permanent Location: 920-1701 Hollis Street, Halifax Salary: Excluded Classification (EC) Pay Plan:  EC 06 Closing Date: Friday, June 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm Who we are: Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission (NSLAC) delivers legal aid services throughout the Province, providing some level of […]

May 5 Update re NSLA Services

        May 5, 2020   Dear NSLA Clients, Applicants, Community Partners & Stakeholders: RE:          NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID SERVICES As a result of enhanced directives from the Province of Nova Scotia and the state of emergency, Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) Offices are closed to the public. We are providing the updated […]

Do you Need Advice on Obtaining a Peace Bond?

Obtaining a Peace Bond       Do you need advice on obtaining a peace bond? Nova Scotia Legal Aid (NSLA) is committed to assisting people applying for peace bond orders.  A peace bond is a court order to stay away from a person(s) or property and is issued by a Judge or Justice of […]

NS Legal Aid Commission 2017-23 Strategic Plan

The Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission is pleased to share its 2017-23 Strategic Plan (SP). The SP was recently updated by the Commission for the 2020-23 fiscal years. This Plan continues to prioritize client-focused goals for improved and more accessible service as well as system-focused goals to better support the work of Nova Scotia Legal […]