Use of legal representation for child-related cases in Nova Scotia, 2011/2012
|Legal representation of applicants and defendants||Child protection||Custody/access||Child support (only)||Total|
|Legal representation reported in first year|
|No parties with legal representation||2||40||55||22|
|Both applicant and defendant||60||29||15||44|
|Legal representation reported by cases initiated in previous years|
|No parties with legal representation||0||18||21||14|
|Both applicant and defendant||86||62||53||66|
Note: Percentage of cases which have reported legal representation at some point in the case. Therefore, the percentage after the first year includes those cases with legal representation only in the first year.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Civil Court Survey.
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