A person who fears violence from a family member may be able to get a protection order in family court.
Section 183(2) of the BC Family Law Act says:
The Court Services Branch of the B.C. Ministry of Justice (CSB) has partnered with an internet service provider to offer free WiFi service in many B.C. courthouses.
B.C. Provincial Court Judicial Justice Carol Roberts is going to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro!
When Judge Anne Wallace was battling cancer in the early 2000s she used her own experience as the basis for an article on how best to help a friend or family member diagnosed with cancer. The article was both inspiring and comforting. It blended wisdom and sensitivity with practical common sense, and even humour.
The Provincial Court Scheduling Project got underway in 2011 when the Court began researching how to improve the way it scheduled trials. Provincial Court judges wanted to shorten the time people had to wait for trials and avoid disruptive delays once trials began.