Court information

  • Court workers employed by the Legal Aid Commission provide legal and court related assistance to residents of the Northwest Territories. A court worker can assist…
  • A community-driven alternative to the traditional court process by which youths and individuals accused of minor crimes can avoid receiving a permanent criminal record.
  • Selected decisions of the courts of the Northwest Territories are made available online by the court library. Copyright © 2000 M.M. de Weerdt Law Library,…
  • Court registries are the public offices of the Courts of the Northwest Territories, responsible for managing court files and administrative activities required by the courts.
  • The Court Reporter's Office provides transcripts of court proceedings upon request. To order a transcript or receive a quote, please complete the form provided. The…
  • The Northwest Territories has five separate courts which operate independently from the federal and territorial governments, enabling judges to make fair decisions. The Court of…
  • Fines and restitution orders can be paid at a court registry. Your Fine Order or ticket has file numbers on it needed to identify the…
  • If you are a victim or were at the scene of a crime, you may be required to testify in court to help establish the facts of the crime.
  • If you are arrested for a serious offense, you will have to go to court to face the charges brought against you.
  • A summons, or a notice to appear, is delivered to all the potential jurors whose names are drawn for the jury panel list. If you…
  • A lawyer's job is to help you navigate the legal system by advising you or representing you in court. If you are arrested, Section 10…
  • The M.M. de Weerdt Resource Centre provides legal resource materials to judges, lawyers and the public. The Centre maintains a collection of legal information in…
  • This pages provides a listing of rules made by the Supreme Court, Territorial Court, and the Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories. Under the…
The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and…
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