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.
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Find articles from scholarly journals in nearly every academic discipline. Excellent for students and researchers.
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Full text of the Vehicle Safety & Inspection Standards Manual, plus volumes available in the Free Access version of BC Codes.
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The Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) is Canada's first online tribunal, located in British Columbia. It is one of the first examples in the world of online dispute resolution that's being incorporated into the public justice system. The CRT has jurisdiction over small claims and strata property (condominium) disputes, certain motor vehicle accident disputes, as well as disputes under the Societies Act and the Co-operative Association Act.
The CRT provides the public with online access to interactive information pathways, tools, and a variety of dispute resolution methods including negotiation, facilitation and, if necessary, adjudication. For those who are unable or unwilling to use technology to resolve their dispute, the tribunal provides paper-based or telephone-based services.
A service provided by the People's Law School, Dial-A-Law features free information on the law in British Columbia on a variety of topic areas. The information is reviewed by lawyers and updated regularly.
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.
North Shore Community Resources is dedicated to individual and community well-being through facilitating social connections, empowerment and community participation.
The Community Legal Services provide free legal information, advice, and advocacy services to those on the North Shore facing disputes or legal issues.
This manual is edited by law students at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Topics covered include family law, human rights, consumer protection, motor vehicle law, and a number of other legal subjects.
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.