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Posted to: Help | 12/10/2021

Early in the pandemic, Lisa Hamilton QC, a Bencher of the Law Society of BC, suggested that some family lawyers were interested in offering mediation services to help families with low or modest incomes resolve their family law issues without going to court.

Posted to: Help | 28/09/2021

Legal Aid BC’s Family Resolution Centre - a free online service helping separated parents with low or moderate incomes resolve issues about raising their children - has recently expanded its services to include child support. The Family Resolution Centre has been available for some time to help parents with issues like where the children will live and how important decisions will be made.

Posted to: Court, Help | 08/07/2021

About half a million violation tickets are issued every year in BC. The provincial government, in consultation with the Provincial Court, has developed a new online tool to help people in BC decide how to deal with their tickets.

Posted to: Court, Help | 14/07/2020

This temporary change in procedure was terminated on May 14, 2021.

Posted to: Help | 05/05/2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus has brought changes in both government policies and court operations that affect peoples’ rights and responsibilities. Because the situation is so fast-moving, changes are being made almost daily.