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Advice counsel telephone service

Advice counsel telephone service

Legal advice telephone service for individuals who are in custody at a police lock-up awaiting a bail hearing. Service is available during the evenings and on weekends and holidays.

Crimes & offences; Legal help & lawyers
type of service
Legal advice, representation or advocacy

1-888-595-5677 (no charge from anywhere in BC)
All of BC
language support
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., weekends and statutory holidays\
service restriction
Lawyers do not conduct teleconference bail hearings. Police should fax the proposed "conditions of release" to the lawyer at 1-866-639-5733.
Last updated April 28, 2021