Life events

  • The first few days after you get arrested can be a very confusing time. You're dealing with the RCMP, lawyers, judges, and maybe even staff…
  • The Coroner Service is responsible for the investigation of all sudden and unexpected deaths in the Northwest Territories.
  • Dealing with death is difficult enough without worrying about all the procedures involved. This page provides you with a brief overview of the legal steps…
  • If you are married or in a common-law relationship, certain laws apply when you separate and no longer live together as a couple. Under these…
  • In certain situations, the Public Trustee will manage a deceased person's estate. An estate is what a person owns, such as money, life insurance, land,…
  • Evictions happen when a rental tenancy has ended, but the tenant has not moved out. There is no need for an eviction if the tenant…
  • 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.
  • The following is a listing of telephone services available to assist you, organized according to the type of support provided. All services listed on this…
  • From a legal standpoint, marriage is a contract establishing rights and obligations of two individuals forming a couple to each other, to their children, and…
  • A power of attorney is a legal planning document that enables another person to manage your finances for you. Unlike a will, power of attorney…
  • Under the Public Trustee Act, any money, excluding wages and salaries, payable to a child under the age of nineteen are to be held in…
  • The Public Trustee is appointed as trustee of an individual's estate when: a doctor decides that a person is incapable of handling their own affairs;…
  • The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and physical consequences of crime, and…
The Community Justice and Policing Division offers services to victims that can assist you in dealing with the emotional and…
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