Table 1
Active civil courts cases, by type and selected province and territory, 2012/2013

Table summary
This table displays the results of Active civil courts cases. The information is grouped by Type of civil court case (appearing as row headers), N.S., N.B., Ont., Alta., B.C., Y.T., N.W.T., Nvt. and Total, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of civil court case N.S. N.B.Note 1 Ont. Alta. B.C. Y.T. N.W.T. Nvt. Total
number
Family cases 14,221 8,623 153,873 78,206 60,960 558 925 622 317,988
Access or custody (not involving child protection) 2,587 3,485 30,599 21,644 22,457 155 197 83 81,207
Child support (only) 343 2,360 9,163 6,359 7,834 4 25 13 26,101
Child protection 1,475 440 18,637 6,489 3,966 36 77 108 31,228
Total child cases 4,405 6,285 58,399 34,492 34,257 195 299 204 138,536
Uncontested divorce (with no other issues) 3,774 937 39,673 9,855 13,907 147 62 16 68,371
Adoption 0 83 1,386 Note .: not available for any reference period 476 8 10 135 2,098
Other family relatedNote 2 6,042 1,318 54,415 33,859 12,320 208 554 267 108,983
Non-family civil cases 21,202 9,501 329,518 120,319 121,844 815 855 369 604,423
Lawsuits for injury or damage 2,628 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 96,579 24,839 38,369 184 91 21 162,711
Contract disputesNote 1 9,722 11 64,787 43,688 9,227 290 412 267 128,404
Bankruptcy 1,530 1,055 16,456 9,828 6,029 15 63 8 34,984
Probate 4,409 851 3,748 8,416 11,593 119 96 48 29,280
Other civil actions (non-family) 2,913 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 146,126 11,078 3,440 207 124 25 163,913
Civil court cases (non-family) - unknown 0 7,584 1,822 22,470 53,186 0 69 0 85,131
Total caseload 35,423 18,124 483,391 198,525 182,804 1,373 1,780 991 922,411
  percent
Family cases as percentage of total caseload 40 48 32 39 33 41 52 63 34
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