AdminLawBC.ca helps British Columbians learn about administrative law, search for and prepare for a tribunal by bringing information on the complete range of administrative law resources together under one domain. The website features three videos, the BC Admin Law Directory of 100+ tribunals and a list of experts available to speak about numerous administrative law areas.
SmallClaimsBC.ca provides an introduction to the Small Claims Pilot, which aims to ensure faster and earlier solutions to small claims cases. The site’s videos explain summary and simplified trials, mediations, trials and trial conferences. The site also features downloadable forms and provides information in French, Simplified Chinese, Punjabi and Vietnamese.
If you don’t have a lawyer representing you, the Justice Access Centre's Self-help and Information Services in Vancouver can help you get the information you need to prepare your Supreme Court family or civil case.
Parents in Supreme Court regarding a child support order must be properly prepared to present their cases. SupremeCourtBC.ca features seven instructional videos on this area of family law, including Presenting Your Case in Chambers, Avoiding the Pitfalls in Family Matters and What to Expect the Day of the Hearing.
Vancouver's Downtown Community Court is a pilot project that aims to reduce crime and improve public safety by addressing underlying problems that lead to offenders committing crimes. Videos produced by the Society introduce you to the court, explain how it works, and detail how the court is working with the community.
The Community Crime Prevention Guide provides information and tools for BC communities to develop action plans and tools that can be used to build safe, secure environments. Topics include Mobilizing Communities, Engaging Youth and Evaluation. The Guide is available online and can also be ordered for free.
JusticeInOurTimes.ca provides justice information, news and resources for British Columbians. The website contains a broad range of information, including current BC justice news, newsletters, legal website links, video presentations on aboriginal justice and human trafficking, as well as a range of upcoming justice events.
This guidebook provides a general overview of the process for civil, non-family claims in the Supreme Court of BC. Topics include The Litigation Process, Appearing in Court and Settlement. This guidebook is part of the Representing Yourself In Supreme Court series.
This booklet gives an overview of the alternatives of taking civil, non-family claims in BC’s Supreme Court to trial. These options, including settlement, discontinuance and withdrawal, can save time and money. This guidebook is part of the Representing Yourself In Supreme Court series.
This guidebook will help you prepare for your interview with a lawyer. Topics include Information Sheets, Document Lists, Written Statements and Going to the Interview. A sample information sheet and document list is included. This guidebook is part of the Representing Yourself In Supreme Court series.