The Law Society strongly recommends using the services of a lawyer for all legal processes. Lawyers have the training and experience to help you navigate through the legal system.
For further information on how to hire a lawyer, or for specific legal advice, please contact the Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN).
The following links serve as guides that provide basic information on the criminal and civil law processes in Newfoundland and Labrador and in Canada that may be beneficial to you should you choose to represent yourself as a self-represented litigant (SLR).
Disclaimer: This web-guide for self-represented litigants is intended to provide law-related information using language that is easy to understand. The information provided is intended to supply general information only; it is not legal advice.
It is the responsibility of the reviewer to ensure that the information is applicable to their specific situation and acceptable in the Newfoundland and Labrador courts. These websites are not intended to form the basis of legal advice of any kind.
The Law Society does not verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in external links.
Individuals seeking specific legal advice should consult a lawyer. Please refer to the PLIAN link above.