Law

Whether you're drafting a will, filing for divorce, involved in tenancy dispute, or need to find court forms, these resources can help you with your legal questions.

Library Databases

BC Codes (In-Library Only)

Full text of the BC Building Code, Fire Code, and Plumbing Code.

On the Shelf

Contracts -- Canada

Essential information to the law of contracts in Canada.

Divorce Mediation

Help on reaching a divorce settlement.

Landlord and tenant -- British Columbia

Information renters and landlords need to know.

On the Web

BC Laws

Free public access to the Statutes & Regulations of B.C.

CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute)

This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, and statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.

Clicklaw

One-stop portal to legal information, education and help for British Columbians. This is a fantastic website that should be able to answer most of your legal questions in plain language.

Courthouse Libraries B.C.

This site provides access to legal information resources and information services, both for members of the legal community and the public.

Dial-A-Law

Provided by the Canadian Bar Association, this is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers on a variety of popular legal topics.

Family Law in B.C.

Self-help guides with step-by-step instructions on topics such as how to file for a divorce and lots of fact sheets on other family law topics such as grandparents' rights, custody, access, divorce, child support, etc.

Irwin Law’s Canadian Online Legal Dictionary

A collaborative dictionary comprised of terms defined in glossaries of Canadian law books published by Irwin Law.

JP Boyd on Family Law

This Clicklaw wikibook by Vancouver lawyer John-Paul Boyd provides in-depth coverage of family law and divorce law in B.C.

Multilingolegal

B.C.'s online access to multilingual legal publications.

North Shore Community Resources

Provides legal information, support, referrals and advocacy services for residents of the North Shore. Also supplies Help's at Hand fact sheets and articles on over 200 legal topics.

VictimLink BC

VictimLink BC is a toll-free, confidential, multilingual telephone service available across BC and Yukon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-563-0808. It provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence.