Legal Information Line

If you have a question about the law, call our Legal Information Line to speak with a Legal Information Counsellor and get free legal information. 

We will try to answer your questions and suggest where to start to get help with your legal problem.

Our legally trained counsellors provide free legal information through our Legal Information Line, not legal advice, but if you want to meet with a lawyer we may refer you to one through the Lawyer Referral Service, or suggest other options that may help, such as our Mediator Referral Service, or other free or low cost legal help services in Nova Scotia.

How do I use the Legal Information Line?

Call (902) 455-3135 (Halifax Regional Municipality) or
1-800-665-9779 (toll free in NS)

When is the Legal Information Line open?

Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Closed 1 pm to 2 pm daily.

Is there a cost?

No.  It is free.

Please note: we cannot accept messages for return phone calls. Calls are answered as they come into the office. 

If you are calling when the service is open (9:30 am to 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri) and can't get through it means the Legal Information Line Counsellors are on the phone speaking with someone else, so please call back later. 

 Other ways to get in touch

Please go to our Contact Us page for other ways to get in touch.