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October 17, 2012

Upcoming Family Law Workshops

Family law workshops are being offered in various locations around the province in October.  These workshops are part of a monthly series called Navigating the Family Justice System.  This is an initiative of Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB). Local lawyers are volunteering to present these workshops which are intended to help individuals who are handling their own family law matters gain a better understanding of how to complete and file forms and follow proper court procedures.

Pre-registration is required.  To register, complete the on-line registration form at    There is a $20 fee, payable in advance, to cover the cost of the participant’s  guide, forms and information package. 

The following workshops are scheduled in October (in the language indicated):

  • Bathurst:  «Obtenir son propre divorce», jeudi le 25 octobre  à 18h00,  à Bibliothèque publique Smurfit-Stone, 150 rue St. George. L’animatrice est Bernice DuGuay, Avocate
  • Campbellton : «Modifier une ordonnance de pension alimentaire pour enfants» , mardi le 30 octobre  à 18h00, Bibliothèque du centenaire de Campbellton, 19, rue Aberdeen, Suite 100, Campbellton.  L’animatrice est Prisca Levesque, Avocate
  • Fredericton: “Doing Your Own Divorce”, Ludlow Hall, Room 15, UNB campus, on Thursday, October 25th at 7 p.m. The presenter is local area lawyer, Barbara Hughes Campbell, Q.C.
  • Grand Falls: “Doing Your Own Divorce”, Public Library, 131 Pleasant St., Grand Falls, Wednesday, October 24th at 6:30 p.m. The presenter is local area lawyer, Mélanie Tremblay
  • Moncton :  «Modifier une ordonnance de pension alimentaire pour enfants»,   mercredi le 24 octobre  à 19h00, Bibliothèque publique de Moncton, 644, rue Main. L’animatrice est Adele Savoie, Avocate

For more information:  Toll-free Family Law Information Line at 1-888-236-2444  or