Supreme Court Family Duty Counsel


If you are a person with a low income experiencing separation or divorce, you may be eligible for up to three hours of free legal advice from Supreme Court family duty counsel. Duty counsel are lawyers who can provide advice about custody, access, guardianship, child support, property (limited advice), tentative settlement agreements, and court procedures.


topic
Abuse & family violence; Children & teens; Family law; Legal help & lawyers
type of service
Legal advice, representation or advocacy
location

Duncan
Duncan 238 Government Street, Duncan, BC V9L1A5 238 Government Street, Duncan, BC V9L 1A5

phone:
250-746-1227
language support:
English
hours:
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.; 1st and 3rd Monday of each month
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Kamloops
Kamloops 455 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C6K4 455 Columbia Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 6K4

phone:
250-314-1900
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Kelowna
Kelowna 1355 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y9R3 1355 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3

phone:
250-470-6900
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Nanaimo
Nanaimo c/o Nanaimo JAC, 302 - 65 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC c/o Nanaimo JAC, 302 - 65 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC

phone:
250-741-5447 or 1-800-578-8511 (call no charge)
language support:
English
hours:
Mon to Fri: Call for appointment from 8:30am to 5pm

New Westminster
New Westminster New Westminster Law Courts, Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, BC V3M1C9 New Westminster Law Courts, Begbie Square, 651 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, BC V3M 1C9

phone:
604-775-0628
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Monday to Friday
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Penticton
Penticton Room 116 100 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A5A5 Room 116 100 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5A5

phone:
250-492-1231
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Thursdays
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Port Alberni Law Courts
Port Alberni Law Courts 2999 4th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC 2999 4th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC

phone:
250-720-2424
language support:
English
hours:
First and third Tues: 1pm to 3pm

Prince George
Prince George The Law Courts, 250 George Street, Prince George, BC V2L5S2 The Law Courts, 250 George Street, Prince George, BC V2L 5S2

phone:
250-614-2700
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays; Wednesdays 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Salmon Arm
Salmon Arm 550 2nd Avenue N.E., Salmon Arm, BC V1E4S4 550 2nd Avenue N.E., Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4S4

phone:
250-832-1610
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Two days each month — call for dates
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Vancouver
Vancouver Robson Square Provincial Court, 290 - 800 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z2C5 Robson Square Provincial Court, 290 - 800 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2C5

phone:
Direct number for family duty counsel: 604-660-1508
language support:
English
hours:
Call for appt: 604-660-1508 Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Drop-in: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; and Wednesday - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
service restriction:
Available by appointment or on a walk-in basis.

Vernon
Vernon 3001 – 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T4W5 3001 – 27th Street, Vernon, BC V1T 4W5

phone:
250-549-5422
language support:
English
hours:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Victoria
Victoria 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W1B4 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria, BC V8W 1B4

phone:
250-356-7035
language support:
English
hours:
Mon to Fri: 9am to 4pm (call for appointment) Mon, Tue, Wed, and Fri: 2pm to 3pm: drop-ins
service restriction:
Drop-in service

Last updated March 18, 2016