Legal Service Provision in Northern Canada
Summary of Research in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and the Yukon

10. INTERPLAY BETWEEN CRIMINAL AND CIVIL ISSUES

Respondents in all three jurisdictions agreed that a connection could be made between unmet need for civil legal aid, particularly in the area of family law, and demand for criminal legal aid. Common examples include the following:

For a more detailed description of the extent of unmet need in family and civil law, please refer to Section 8.