Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Court-Ordered Evaluations Support Program (New Brunswick)

Province/Territory
New Brunswick

Type of service
Enforcement of Parenting Arrangements

Services offered
The Court-Ordered Evaluations Support Program (C-OESP) helps parents with the financial cost of professional evaluations ordered by the court in disputed family law cases related to child custody and access.

C-OESP assistance can relieve some of the financial burden that a court-ordered evaluation may place upon parents or guardians. The level of assistance is based upon the parent’s income.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety

How to access this service
Application forms are available at the Court of Queen’s Bench - Family Division offices throughout New Brunswick.

You may also download the application form from the Family Law NB web site.

Location(s)
Bathurst
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
254 St. Patrick St.
P.O. Box 5001
Bathurst, NB E2A 3Z9
Telephone: 506-547-2152
Fax: 506-547-2966

Campbellton
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
157 Water St.
P.O. Box 5001
Campbellton, NB E3N3H5
Telephone: 506-789-2364
Fax: 506-789-2186

Edmundston
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
121 rue de l’Église .
P.O. Box 5001
Edmundston, NB E3V 3L3
Telephone: 506-735-2028
Fax: 506-737-4419

Fredericton
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
427 Queen St.
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: 506-453-2015
Fax: 506-444-5675
[ Service(s) offered ]
Miramichi
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
673 King George Hwy
Miramichi, NB E1V 1N6
Telephone: 506-627-4023
Fax: 506-627-4069

Moncton
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
145 Assomption Blvd.
P.O.Box 5001
Moncton, NB
E1C 0R2
Telephone: 506-856-2304
Fax: 506-856-2951

Saint John
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
10 Peel St.
P.O. Box 5001
Saint John, NB E2L 3G6
Telephone: 506-658-2400
Fax: 506-658-3762

Woodstock
Court of Queen’s Bench of N.B. Family Division
689 Main St.
P.O. Box 5001
Woodstock, NB E7M 5C6
Telephone: 506-325-4414
Fax: 506-325-4484
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English and French

Publications/information
To obtain a pamphlet on the Court-Ordered Evaluations Support Program, contact PLEIS New Brunswick or download it from their website: http://www.familylawnb.ca:
Public Legal Education and Information Service (PLEIS) of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-5369
Fax: (506) 462-5193
E-mail:

Costs
There is no charge for applying to the Court-Ordered Evaluations Support Program.

The amount of assistance you can receive depends upon income. Both parents may apply. Applicants may be required to make a contribution towards the cost of the evaluation. Depending upon the assessment of income, the Department of Justice and Public Safety may contribute all, or a portion, of the allowable amount of assistance towards the cost of the evaluation after it has been completed.

Governing legislation/legislative authority
n/a

Contact person(s)
Program Design and Operational Support
Department of Justice and Public Safety
Argyle Place
P.O. Box 6000
Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-3992
Email:

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