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Standards

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The following family law standards as prepared by the Professional Standards (Family Law) Committee, were approved by the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society Council on March 25, 2011.

In 1994 the Standards Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society unveiled Practice Standards for real property transactions in Nova Scotia. Those Standards were declared to be a “living” document which would change with the changes in practice.

Constituted in early 2012, the formal mandate of the Professional Standards (Law Office Management) Committee as approved by Council of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society is as follows:

Constituted in 2013, the formal mandate of the Professional Standards (Criminal Law) Committee as approved by Council of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society is as follows: