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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Information and a video describe simplified trials in small claims court at the Richmond courthouse. All claims between $5,001 and $10,000 (except personal injury claims) are set for a one-hour simplified trial. This ...
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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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AdminLawBC.ca is the first website in Canada to bring information on the complete range of administrative law – the resolution of disputes involving government law as well as how those laws are applied – resources ...
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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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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 between $5,001 and $35,000 for ...
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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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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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This video on settlement conferences discusses how parties in a legal dispute have the opportunity to sit with a Provincial court judge to explore ways to settle their case without going to trial.
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If you don't have a lawyer, you will have to prepare your case and do the research to represent yourself in court. This publication lists a number of organizations in BC that provide information and services in person, ...
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This guide describes four steps to take before you see a lawyer. Whether you are paying for your lawyer or receiving free legal advice, it is to your advantage to be prepared to make the best use of the time you spend ...
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