People's Law School

People's Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to everyone. We provide free education and information to help people effectively deal with the legal problems of daily life.

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This publication is for people who have been appointed as executor in a will. It covers the steps involved in British Columbia in dealing with an estate after a person dies, including the procedure to probate the will. ...
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This publication is for people who are making a will in British Columbia. It explains what is involved in making a will, what to consider in appointing an executor, and what to do after making your will. This edition ...
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This booklet describes the federal and provincial government benefits available to seniors, including: Old Age Security Program, Canada Pension Plan, and Employment Insurance Benefits. Updated 2015. For more ...
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This booklet is for parents and guardians who have to make decisions about child support. Learn what child support is, who has to pay it, how it is calculated, and where you can get more help.
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This booklet is a guide to the practical details you may need to address in the short term when a family member dies. It provides information on what to do first, making the funeral arrangements, what to do about your ...
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A youth record is a record of a young person's involvement in Canada's youth justice system. Intended for young people, teachers and parents, this fact sheet explains what a youth record is, how long it remains in ...
Also available in: French
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This booklet explains what is a power of attorney, who can be a power of attorney, and what are the attorney’s powers and responsibilities. This edition reflects the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, which became law ...
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This booklet about employment standards law in BC is intended for young people and entry-level workers. It explains your rights and responsibilities as an employee under the Employment Standards Act. Topics include ...
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Animated series educating people on problems that can arise with credit cards. In this episode, Aesha gets her credit card and ends up going over her limit and getting charged an overlimit fee. Credit card cocktail ...
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Animated series educating people on problems that can arise with credit card use. In this episode, Robert gets his first credit card and some lessons on how to be responsible with his credit card.
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