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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The final stage in a court case is the trial. This guidebook provides an overview of trial procedures in civil, non-family claims in the Supreme Court in BC. Topics include deciding if you should have a jury, scheduling ...
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This guidebook is for people who have declared bankruptcy but have not been granted a discharge from bankruptcy. If your trustee is no longer responsible for making another application for discharge, this guidebook will ...
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Information and a video describe simplified trials in a pilot project in small claims court at Vancouver's Robson Square courthouse. All claims up to $5,000 (except financial debt and personal injury) are set for a ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), French, Punjabi, Vietnamese
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This handbook is for Aboriginal parents who are married, living common-law, or single, and who are living on or off reserve. It gives information about the emotions experienced by parents and their children during ...
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Information and a video describe simplified trials in a pilot project in small claims court at the Richmond courthouse. All claims up to $5,000 (except personal injury claims) are set for a one-hour simplified trial. ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), French, Punjabi, Vietnamese
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ImmigrantLegal.ca provides free legal information and education on employment topics for newcomers to Canada and the people working with them. Includes a services directory, fact sheets, forms, FAQs, and instructional ...
Also available in: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Farsi (Persian), French, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese
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You need evidence to prove your case in court. There are many rules about how you can bring evidence into court. This Guidebook introduces you to the general principles of evidence and explains the kind of evidence you ...
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This fact sheet provides tips for people who are representing themselves on how to behave in court. It outlines what to wear, what to do when you go to court, what to avoid in court, what to call people in court, and ...
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Th Small Claims BC website provides information and a video about summary trials in small claims court. Summary trials are a pilot procedure at Vancouver's Robson Square, in claims up to $25,000 for financial debt. ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), French, Punjabi, Vietnamese
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GangPrevention.ca aims to prevent youth involvement in gang activity by distributing information and resources to parents, teachers and the youth. These resources de-glamourize the gang lifestyle and show youth the ...
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