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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This booklet contains information on family violence and abuse. It provides information on forms of abuse, legal protection options and the criminal court process.
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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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This booklet will help you understand the laws that may affect you at work and at home. It focuses on how the law protects you when you are working and when you are a tenant or a landlord.
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This booklet will help you understand the law in Canada. You will find out about the two major areas of law: criminal law and civil law. It focuses on your legal rights and responsibilities under Canadian law.
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This booklet will help you understand the laws that affect families, young people, and older people. Know and exercise your legal rights and responsibilities under Canadian law.
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A youth record sets out a young person’s involvement in Canada’s youth justice system. This booklet contains public legal information on frequently asked questions about a youth record, access to and closure of a youth ...
Also available in: French
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Practical, step-by-step information about what you need to know when dealing with an estate. Learn what is involved if you are asked to be an executor, the ten steps to settle an estate, and the steps to take if you ...
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Practical, step-by-step information on making a will. Learn the reasons to make a will, how to choose an executor (the person who carries out the instructions in the will), and what goes into making the will. As well, ...
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Practical steps to help you and your family deal with a death of a loved one. Learn how you can prepare for a death in the family, what you should do immediately after a death, what is involved when making funeral ...
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Practical, step-by-step guidance on making a power of attorney. Learn the benefits of having a power of attorney, how to make one, and what you can do to end one. Also learn what an enduring power of attorney is and ...
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