COVID19 - Links to info & help

Court Registry contact information – includes telephone (and email under “Scheduling”) for court registries in BC
How BC Courts are adapting to COVID-19 – webinar
Limitation Periods (COVID-19) Order No. 2 - (April 8, 2020 Order of the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General)

Legal Information
Every Day Legal Problems – Corona Virus – Peoples Law School - benefits information and legal questions answered
Coronavirus and the law: your questions answered – Legal Aid - includes info on abuse, family issues, mortgage, rent and immigration
Family Law in BC – Legal Aid - includes information sheets and step-by-step guides
Legal Help & Info Services in BC during Covid-19 – page
Legal Questions and Answers on COVID-19 – Justice Education Society’s LegalHelpBC website
BC Supreme Court - COVID-19 information for BC Supreme Court proceedings including jury trials
What's happening in the BC Provincial Court during COVID-19? April 14, 2020 eNews
Why isn’t the BC Provincial Court using more video technology for hearings? April 16, 2020 eNews

Finding a lawyer or legal advice
Family Duty Counsel – telephone legal advice during social distancing for family and child protection (CFCSA) issues - click on the court location for phone number to call
Family LawLINE – telephone legal advice on family child protection (CFCSA) issues and follow-up next-step advice from the same lawyer - Mon – Fri 9 am – 3 pm; except Wednesday 9 am -2:30 pm – call 604-408-2172 Greater Vancouver, 1-866-577-2525 from other places in BC

Getting a Legal Aid lawyer
Apply for Legal aid in family, child protection (CFCSA) and criminal matters by telephone during social distancing - Mon – Fri 9 am – 3 pm, except Wednesday 9 am -2:30 pm – call 604-408-2172 Greater Vancouver, 1-866-577-2525 from other places in BC

Resolving disputes
Collaborative separation & divorce project - free service for people who qualify and want to resolve their issues co-operatively - available throughout BC during COVID-19 using Zoom
Family Justice Services during Covid-19 – March 25, 2020 eNews
Quarantine conflict resolution service - mediation for quarantine or isolation-related disputes at reduced rates

Health Information
BC Centre for Disease Control – COVID-19 information, links, and phone numbers
Public Health Agency of Canada – COVID-19 updates and information
World Health Organization – COVID-19 Links

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