Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Court-Ordered Home Assessments (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Type of service
Family Court Services

Services offered
The court can order a home assessment if parents cannot reach a settlement on child custody and access disputes.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
The Court system

How to access this service
The court may order a home assessment.

Through any of the Court centres.
[ Service(s) offered ]


The parties pay the costs.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Children’s Law Act, RSNL 1990, c. C-13, section 36

Judicature Act, RSNL 1990, c. J-4, section 43.14

Trial Division Family Rules, Rule F13.

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