The Summary Advice Counsel Initiative: Assessing its Implementation, Impact and Future Directions in Two Nova Scotia Urban Areass
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This evaluation has been directed at carrying out an assessment of the Summary Advice Counsel (SAC) initiative in the Family Court Division of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The summary advice counsel provides summary legal advice, primarily to self-represented litigants, on family law matters. The evaluation research examined the SAC in its two different organizational contexts, specifically the Sydney Cape Breton Justice Centre and the Devonshire Court location in Halifax.