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This booklet is about putting your affairs in order and planning for the future. Inside you will find information about being an executor, what to do when someone asks you to be their executor and where to find help. ...
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This script discusses your duties as an executor under a will and what you have to do to probate an estate. Topics include what does it mean to probate an estate, confirming that you were named as the executor, deciding ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Mandarin, Punjabi
View website from The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)


This booklet is for people who want to know more about wills.This edition reflects changes to the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (2014).
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Explains who is eligible for welfare, how to apply for welfare, what benefits are available, your responsibilities while on welfare, how to appeal a decision about your benefits, and how to get more information or help. ...
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There are three different ways to separate from your spouse. This script discusses what they are, and the relationship between separating and getting a divorce. It discusses when to prepare a separation agreement and ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Mandarin, Punjabi
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This user-friendly guide helps people with low incomes take first steps to address legal problems and learn options of where to get help. Covers 40 common legal problems and lists the best sources for information & ...
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Explains the basics of family law in BC: marriage/marriage-like relationships (common-law), separation, divorce, agreements, parenting, child/spousal support, and property/debt. Also describes legal options and where to ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), French, Punjabi, Spanish
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This page provides court forms used in family court. The forms are in a PDF format that can be filled out and printed.
View website from BC Ministry of Justice


If your job ends or terminates – whether you quit or you are fired or laid off - you want to be aware of your rights under the law. This script describes your rights under the Employment Standards Act, which sets out ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Mandarin, Punjabi
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Self-help guides for applying for an uncontested divorce. There are separate guides for a sole application (if you are filing for divorce alone) or a joint application (if you are filing for divorce together with the ...
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