Justice Education Society of BC

The Justice Education Society is committed to improving the legal capability of British Columbians. We provide free legal help services every weekday. We also provide more legal education videos than any other BC PLEI organization. Each year, our programs and resources help more than 700,000 people.

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This web resource features videos for parents making or opposing an application in Supreme Court chambers to vary or change a child support order. The instructional videos cover how to present your case, what to expect ...
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Specialized government agencies, boards and commissions - called tribunals - make laws that affect our daily lives. This is administrative law. The BC Administrative Law Directory is a searchable list that contains ...
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Most lawsuits filed with the court are resolved without going to trial. This guidebook gives an overview of the alternatives to going to court, such as settling your case, negotiation, mediation, neutral evaluation, and ...
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This guidebook provides an overview of the procedure for a judicial review. In judicial review, the Supreme Court of BC is asked to set aside a decision of a government body, like a tribunal. The guidebook explains ...
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This guidebook explains how you can resolve your case before it goes to trial. Most disputes are resolved before reaching that stage. It is important to think about settling your case; lawsuits are time-consuming and ...
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If you want to plead not guilty to a criminal charge, you will have to go to trial. This means you will need to fix a trial date. You do this at an arraignment hearing. This fact sheet explains how things work at the ...
Also available in: Chinese (traditional), French, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese
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The information in this section explains parents’ child support responsibilities. It describes how to figure out what a parent should pay or expect to receive, as well as how to calculate other types of expenses. You ...
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This guidebook will assist you in responding to a proceeding started by a petition in the BC Supreme Court. It provides information, forms and tips on filing a petition response, preparing affidavits, and filing and ...
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This site provides educational information for youth about testifying in court. It will help you learn about the choices you have and what happens when you are going to testify in court. It walks you through what to ...
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Parenting After Separation: Finances program provides information and strategies about finances to separated parents. The free three-hour workshops in Vancouver and Coquitlam assists parents to understand how to address ...
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