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 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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The purpose of a requisition is to make a request to the court or court registry. In most cases, you do not have to appear in front of a judge or master to make your request. This guidebook tells you when you need to ...
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Find out how to get help as a victim of crime. This section of VictimsInfo.ca, an online resource for victims and witnesses of crime in BC, provides information, contact numbers, and an instructional video to get help ...
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This resource explains how a criminal trial works and common terms used in court. The information relates to criminal trials in BC Supreme Courts and Provincial Courts.
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A bail order tells you what you may or may not do while your criminal charges are outstanding. This fact sheet provides information about bail orders that state you are to have no contact with a person (a no-contact ...
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