Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Family Law Court Services (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Province/Territory
Newfoundland and Labrador

Type of service
Family Court Services

Services offered
The Family Division of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador has comprehensive jurisdiction for both federal and provincial family law within designated geographical boundaries (certain areas on the East and West coast of the island of Newfoundland). This means that in those areas, all family law cases are dealt with in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Family Division. In the remainder of the Province, jurisdiction is divided between the Provincial Court and the Supreme Court, Trial Division (General Division).

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
The Court system

How to access this service
Court application.

Location(s)
Supreme Court, Family Division:
http://www.court.nl.ca/supreme/family/contact

21 King’s Bridge Road
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 3K4

82 Mt. Bernard Avenue
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador A2H 6J8

Supreme Court, General Division
http://www.court.nl.ca/supreme/general/index.html
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English

Publications/information
Not Applicable

Costs
No charge to access the Court. Filing costs for issuance of court documents.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Judicature Act, RSNL 1990, c. J-4, sections 43.5-43.17

Provincial Court Act, 1991, SNL 1991, c.15

Contact person(s)
http://www.court.nl.ca/

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