Legal Help

Newcomers to Canada and Immigrants


At Nova Scotia Legal Aid, we are here to help Nova Scotians facing criminal, family or social justice issues.  


A peace bond is a court order that you may apply for when someone has threatened or harmed you.

Emergency Protection Orders are short term, temporary orders to help protect victims of domestic violence. 


Family law information in multiple languages, including a brochure about domestic violence for newcomers

Nova Scotia government information.

Helping immigrants 
build a future in Nova Scotia.