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…
A complete alphabetical listing of the consolidated territorial Acts and associated regulations.
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