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 Family Law Information Line

PLEIS-NB offers a toll-free family law information line in both French and English.

We give legal information about family law and related services in New Brunswick. This includes general information about legal rules, terms, and court procedures. We cover topics like divorce, parenting time, decision-making responsibility, child support, spousal support, support enforcement, domestic violence, and more.

We do not provide legal advice over the Family Law Information Line. If you need specific legal advice about your situation, please contact a lawyer.

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:30am – 4:15pm
Tuesday 8:30am – 4:15pm
Wednesday 8:30am – 4:15pm
Thursday 8:30am – 4:15pm
Friday 8:30am – 4:15pm

Toll Free 1-888-236-2444

You can leave a voicemail if there is no one available to take your call. In your message, please tell us the best time to reach you.

We will try to return your call within 2 business days.

We operate the Family Law Information Line in partnership with the Department of Justice and Public Safety.


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Family Law Workshops
Ask an Expert Videos
FAQs about Family Law
Going to Court
Family Law Forms
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Find a Lawyer / Get Help
Self-Help Guides
Parenting After Separation
Parent Information Program
Court Evaluations Support
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Applying For Parenting and Support Orders

Changing Child Support - Orders made in NB

Changing Child Support - Orders made
outside NB

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Separation and Divorce
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Representing Yourself
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Going To Court
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Presenting Your Case in Court
Preparing for Your Court Hearing
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After the Hearing

Family Law Forms
Printing & Completing Forms
Custody, Access and Support
Changing an Order
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Consent Order
Court-Ordered Evaluations Support Program
Family Law Forms for Saint John and Moncton


Family Law Publications
Family Law for Immigrants
Child and Spousal Support
Child Support Recalculation Service
Parenting After Separation
Divorce and Separation
Support Enforcement
Family Violence
Other Materials

Find a Lawyer/Get Help
Family Law Information Video
You and Your Lawyer
Find a Lawyer
Get Help (Domestic Legal Aid)
Legal Advice Clinics

Self-Help Guides


Parenting After Separation
Online Parent Information Program (PIP)
(formerly known as For the Sake of the Children)

Family Law Information Line


Public Legal Education and Information
Service of New Brunswick

  P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton
New Brunswick, Canada E3B 5H1
  Telephone: (506) 453-5369
Family Law Line: 1-888-236-2444