BC Ministry of Justice

The Ministry of Justice leads law reform, sees that public affairs are administered in accordance with the law, and ensures British Columbia is a province where people are safe. Its portfolio includes justice system reform; provision of family justice services; funding of legal aid; family maintenance enforcement; crime prevention and restorative justice; protection of children and vulnerable adults; law enforcement; victim services; and addressing violence against women.

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This research paper addresses two main questions: 1) How many children, adults and families are affected by separation and divorce in BC?, and 2) What does the family justice literature tell us about the impacts of ...
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Findings of the pilot phase evaluation of the Child Support Recalculation Service(CSRS). The CSRS annually recalculates eligible child support orders and written agreements filed in the Kelowna Provincial Court since ...
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A 2002 report by Albert J. McClean, QC, prepared for the government of BC, which makes recommendations regarding representation agreements and enduring powers of attorney. Most recommendations are reflected in ...
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Literature review concerning the involvement of children in the mediation of divorce and custody matters. Themes addressed include: goals and impacts of involving children in mediation; age considerations; structures ...
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This guide has been prepared by the Office of Legislative Counsel (Ministry of Justice) to provide an overview of the preparation, enactment and form of statute laws in British Columbia.
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This report presents the findings of a literature review that examined the outcomes - and the factors related to outcomes - of dispute resolution processes used in family dispute matters.
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Family Justice Services Division of the Ministry of Justice (formerly the Attorney General) prepares custody and access reports pursuant to s.15 of the Family Relations Act, when ordered by the court. This report ...
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The report describes the client/case/service-delivery characteristics and service outcomes of three hundred dispute resolution cases handled in 2003. Family justice centres provide counselling, mediation, conciliation, ...
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This guide is a useful starting point for agencies or organizations interested in the use of mediation or other collaborative approaches to conflict.
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The Comprehensive Child Support Services (CCSS) pilot project in the Kelowna Family Justice Centre integrates a range of inter-related family justice programs and services, including a child support officer. This report ...
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