A specialized court that will improve the lives of families affected by domestic opened in Sydney on Thursday, June 21, 2012.
The domestic violence court is a first for Nova Scotia and will offer quicker program access for those who commit abuse, so they can change their behaviour and prevent future violence. It will also help keep victims and their children safe.
For more information on this new court project, please see our Fact Sheet and list of Frequently Asked Questions.
Domestic Violence Court Pilot Project - Sydney Nova Scotia. Final Report — April 2016
Domestic Violence Court Fact Sheet (PDF)
Domestic Violence Court FAQ (PDF)