People's Law School

People's Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to everyone. We provide free education and information to help people effectively deal with the legal problems of daily life.

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Animated series educating people on problems that can arise with credit card use. In this episode, Robert gets his first credit card and some lessons on how to be responsible with his credit card.
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This 16-page booklet is for community leaders, teachers, students, people in social service or health care roles and others who want to help their communities learn more about human trafficking.
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), French, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino
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Learn how to spot and guard against scams that try to trick you out of your money. This publication covers 15 of the most common scams that affect British Columbians, explains the growing problem of identity theft, and ...
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The Talking About Abuse series discusses the impact of sexual assault and describes where women in B.C. can go to get help. The videos are intended for minority women in B.C. and are available in five languages.
Also available in: Farsi (Persian), Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Tagalog/Filipino
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Essentials of Consumer Law helps you learn how to protect yourself when you buy something or hire someone to perform a service. This publication explains your rights for common consumer purchases and contracts, as well ...
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Questions and answers on wills and estates topics. Volunteer legal professionals provide answers to questions from the public relating to wills, dealing with death, settling an estate, and personal planning.
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Animated series educating people on problems that can arise with credit cards. This episode explores five different situations: charged for something not bought, doublecharged, overcharged, charged for something that ...
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Animated series educating people on problems that can arise with credit cards. In this episode, Robert gets in over his head paying off credit card bills with other credit cards. His power and phone get cut off. Aesha ...
Also available in: Punjabi
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If you work at a non-profit in BC or sit on a board of directors, this step-by-step guide can help your society transition under the new Societies Act. The guide covers key changes in the new Act, the steps involved in ...
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This booklet contains information about planning for the future. It offers information about: Power of Attorney, Representation Agreement, Wills, Staying Safe and Secure, and Protection from Frauds and Scams. (2012)
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