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First Nations/Indigenous Court duty counsel

First Nations/Indigenous Court duty counsel

If you self-identify as Aboriginal, you may be able to have your bail or sentencing hearing in one of BC's First Nations Courts. First Nations Court focuses on community and healing, and takes a restorative justice approach to sentencing. Duty counsel is available in each of the courts and can give you free legal advice on or before the day of court.

Courts & tribunals; Crimes & offences; Indigenous Peoples; Legal help & lawyers
type of service
Legal advice, representation or advocacy

Last updated December 13, 2023