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

locations

Duncan Duncan

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

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

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

address:
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

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

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

address:
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

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

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

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

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

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