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Province of New Brunswick

Law Society of New Brunswick
Canadian Bar Association-New Brunswick Branch
Law Society Libraries
Law School Libraries:

New Brunswick Government Links:

Government of Canada

Federal Statutes
Family Violence Initiative (Department of Justice)
The Supporting Families Experiencing Separation and Divorce Initiative

On-line resources that provide information on Canada’s legal and political systems

Canadian Gazette
Parliament of Canada

Other Provincial Family Law Information Centres

Alberta Family Law Information Centre
BC Family Law – Legal Services Society
Manitoba Family Law – Justice
Northwest Territories Justice – Family Law Publication
Nova Scotia Family Law Information Centre
Ontario Family Law Information Centre
PEI Community Legal Information Association – Family Law
Saskatchewan Family Law Information Centre and Support Variation Project
Yukon Territories Family Law Information Centre

Public Legal Education Associations across Canada

Community Legal Education Association (Manitoba)
Community Legal Education Ontario
Community Legal Information Association of Prince Edward Island
Educaloi (Barreau du Quebec)
Justice Education Society
Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
Legal Resource Centre of Alberta
Ontario Justice Education Network
People's Law School
Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick
Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan
Public Legal Education Network of Alberta
Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland
Yukon Public Legal Education Association
Department of Justice - list of contact information for Public Legal Education Associations in each province and territory

Legislation and Regulations

Some commonly used statutes in the family division:

Change of Name Act
Family Income Security Act
Family Services Act
Infirm Persons Act
Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act
Marital Property Act
Pension Benefits Act
Pension Benefits Division Act (Federal Act)
Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 (Federal Act)
Divorce Act (Federal Act)

Useful Tools:

Child Support Guidelines (Federal guidelines)
Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (Federal)
Department of Justice (Canada) tools


Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic

New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission
412 Queen Street, Suite 210
Fredericton NB E3B 1B6
Tel.: (506) 444-2776
Fax: (506) 462-2990
Email: info@legalaid.nb.ca

Other websites

Family Services Canada: Non profit organization representing the concerns of family and family serving agencies
Family Mediation Canada: An organization dedicated to the promotion of mediation and conflict resolution
Collaborative law lawyers in New Brunswick



Family Law Information Video
Family Law Information Line
Family Law Workshops
Ask an Expert Videos
FAQs about Family Law
Going to Court
Family Law Forms
Family Law Publications
Find a Lawyer / Get Help
Self-Help Guides
Parenting After Separation
Parent Information Program
Court Evaluations Support
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Changing Child Support - Orders made
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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