Informal family court trials in Kamloops!

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News

May 16, 2022 - eNews - Informal Family Court Trials now available in Kamloops!

May 16, 2022 - Kamloops Informal Trial Pilot

May 12, 2022 - Revised Access to Court Proceedings Policy

May 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Galbraith

May 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Giardini

May 9, 2022 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (April 30, 2022)

May 3, 2022 - eNews - What it’s like to be a judge

May 2, 2022 - Retirement Judge Chen

April 29, 2022 - Appointment: Northern Regional Administrative Judge Struyk

April 22, 2022 - Announcement: Provincial Court Closure – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30, 2022

April 11, 2022 - Now in effect: All updates noted in the Message from the Chief Judge

April 11, 2022 – Rescind NP 22 In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19: Health & Safety Protocols

April 7, 2022 - New CRIM 15 Practice Direction: Electronic Distribution of Certain Criminal Reports to Defence Counsel of Record (eff.Apr. 11)

April 6, 2022 - eNews - Changes to courthouse COVID health & safety protocols as of April 11, 2022

April 5, 2022 - Announcement: UPDATE New Westminster & Richmond Traffic Court

April 1, 2022 - Appointment: Regional Administrative Judge Bowry

April 1, 2022 - NM 01 Accredited Media Access to Court Proceedings and Court Records During the COVID-19 Pandemic (eff. Apr. 4, 2022)

March 29, 2022 - eNews - Court's Webinar attracts 200+ participants - get the resources we shared & more!

March 28, 2022 - Announcement: Judicial Justice Re-appointment - Judicial Justice Dodwell

March 22, 2022 - eNews - Evaluation shows “Early Resolution Model” helped families resolve disputes without court battles

March 10, 2022 - eNews - BC Provincial Court's first woman Chief Judge

March 9, 2022 - eNews - BC's first South Asian woman judge

March 08, 2022 - eNews - BC's 1st First Nations woman judge

March 07, 2022 - eNews - BC's first Black woman judge

February 18, 2022 - Evaluation of the Victoria Early Resolution and Case Management Model 2021

February 18, 2022 - eNews - Provincial Court "Supporting Litigants" webinar Feb. 24

February 15, 2022 - eNews - What should I call a judge, judicial justice, judicial case manager, or justice of the peace?

February 14, 2022 – Announcement - Three Judges Appointed

February 1, 2022 - eNews - 2020/21 Annual Report - Finding New Pathways: learning from experience while keeping courts open & safe

February 1, 2022 - Retirement Judicial Justice Gordon

February 1, 2022 - Retirement Judge Hoy

January 31, 2022 - 2020-2021 Annual Report

January 25, 2022 - Revised Guidance for Courthouse Users During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 24, 2022 - Condolences - The Honourable Judge McMillan

January 20, 2022 - Standard wording of family court orders picklist updated to reflect January 4 Rules amendments

January 19, 2022 - NP 21 revised to move Appendix A to a Guide for Appearing in the Provincial Court Using MS Teams

January 18, 2022 - eNews - How our specialized courts have adapted during the pandemic

January 18, 2022 - Announcement - 3 Judges Appointed

January 13, 2022 - Retirement Judge Harrison

January 12, 2022 - Retirement Judge Chaperon

January 10, 2022 - Revised SM CL 02 Small Claims Proceedings During COVID-19

January 4, 2022 - eNews - Ring in the New Year with updated family court rules!

December 21, 2021 - eNews - It’s the 20th anniversary of the Drug Treatment Court of Vancouver!

December 15, 2021 - New Practice Direction FAM 11 Default Method of Attendance for Certain Court Appearances (Eff. Jan. 4, 2022)

December 8, 2021 - Announcement: Princeton Courthouse Closed December 9, 2021 - contact Penticton registry

December 7, 2021 - eNews - What podcasts do you listen to, Judge?

December 1, 2021 - Provincial Court Judge Complement (As at November 30, 2021)

November 25, 2021 - Re-appointment: Administrative Judicial Justices Hayes and Plater

November 24, 2021 - Announcement Update: Merritt Courthouse Closure (Nov. 29 - Dec. 3)

November 23, 2021 - Re-appointment: Regional Administrative Judge Hamilton

November 23, 2021 - eNews - Take our Trivia Quiz!"

November 18, 2021 - Announcement Update:Merritt Courthouse Closure

November 17, 2021 - Announcement Update: Merritt Traffic Court (Nov. 22 and 23) Adjourned

November 16, 2021 - Announcement Update: Princeton Courthouse Closure

November 15, 2021 - Merritt Courthouse, Nicola Valley Indigenous Court, Victoria Courthouse, and Duncan Courthouse Closures

November 9, 2021 - eNews - "What are you reading, Judge?"

November 8, 2021 - Revised CPD-1 CCFM Practice Direction

November 8, 2021 - Revised CRIM 08 Criminal Caseflow Management Rules Forms and Procedure

November 8, 2021 - New NP 27 Interior Virtual Bail Hearings (eff. Nov. 29)

October 26, 2021 - eNews - Duty Counsel – who they are, what they do

October 25, 2021 - New NP 26 Chilliwack Provincial Court Bail Pilot Project (eff. Nov. 1, 2021)

October 14, 2021 - Announcement: New Westminster Traffic Court

October 13, 2021 - Announcement Update: Face Masks Still Required in British Columbia Courthouses

October 12, 2021 - eNews - Access Pro Bono offers free mediation in BC family law disputes!

October 8, 2021 - Three Courts Announcement: Judiciary and Staff COVID-19 Vaccination

September 28, 2021 - Regional Administrative Judge Re-appointment

September 28, 2021 - eNews - Free child support mediation

September 15, 2021 - Revised CRIM 03 Daytime Judicial Authorization Applications

September 15, 2021 - Revised Bans on Publication Policy

September 14, 2021 - eNews - Remembering the Hon. Alfred Scow, BC's first legally trained Indigenous judge

September 13, 2021 - Judicial Council - Call for Judicial Justice Applications

August 31, 2021 - eNews - Vancouver Drug Treatment Court – meeting COVID with creativity & flexibility

August 24, 2021 - Face Masks Required in British Columbia Courthouses (eff. Aug 25)

August 20, 2021 - Announcement Update: Interior Region – Face Masks Required (eff. Aug. 23)

August 19, 2021 - New NP 25 Adjournment and Rescheduling of Matters Presently Set for September 30, 2021 (eff. Aug 20)

August 16, 2021 - eNews - Small Claims Rules amendments include new form

August 12, 2021 - Announcement Update: Kelowna Law Courts – Face Masks Required

August 5, 2021 - Revised NP 16 Assignment of Duties to Judicial Justices

August 3, 2021 - eNews - BC Judicial Council’s Annual Report shows interesting trends

July 29, 2021 - Announcement: Kelowna Law Courts - Face Masks Required

July 20, 2021 - eNews - Raising the bar for lawyers and litigants attending Provincial Court remotely

July 16, 2021 - Judicial Council Annual Report 2020

July 8, 2021 - eNews - Understand my Ticket – a new online tool to help you deal with traffic & other tickets

July 7, 2021 - Podcast - How do you ask for a court interpreter? Do you have to pay?

July 6, 2021 - eNews - COVID prevention measures continue in BC Provincial Court

June 30, 2021 - Courthouse Closure Chilliwack

June 15, 2021 - eNews - Judge Point's busy retirement

June 4, 2021 - Revised Access to Court Records Policy

June 1, 2021 - eNews - How can I get a court order on an urgent family matter?

May 25, 2021 - Revised SM CL 02 Small Claims Proceedings During COVID-19

May 25, 2021 - eNews - Judge fulfills a life-long dream

May 17, 2021 - eNews - How can I get an urgent protection order or have one set aside?

May 17, 2021 - New Practice Direction FAM 10 Electronic Signatures on Family Forms and Orders

May 17, 2021 - Revised Family Matters Practice Directions 02-06, and 09

May 17, 2021 - Revised General Practice Directions 01 and 04

May 17, 2021 - Revised Notices to the Profession and the Public 11, 14, and 19

May 14, 2021 - FAM 08 Practice Direction expires

May 12, 2021 - Podcast - What can I expect at a family court trial or hearing?

May 11, 2021 - eNews - What can I expect at a Family Management Conference?

May 06, 2021 (eff. May 7) - Revised NP 16 Assignment of Duties to Judicial Justices

May 05, 2021 - Podcast - How do I prepare for a Family Court Trial?

May 04, 2021 - eNews - BC's 3rd Integrated Court opens in Kelowna