Office of the Integrity Commissioner for New Brunswick

Court of King's Bench, Family Division

The Family Division deals with all family matters such as marriages, divorces, adoptions, division of marital property, claims for spousal and/or child support, guardianship, and parenting orders. The Family Division also deals with matters relating to consent to medical treatment of minors, changes of name, presumptions of death, as well as matters relating to the care of infirm persons and the management of their property.

The Family Division's jurisdiction is outlined in the Judicature Act.

The Family Division holds sittings in all of the eight Judicial Districts of the Court of King's Bench.