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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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Mediation, collaborative negotiation, and arbitration

Going to court to resolve a family law dispute can be stressful and expensive. Learn how mediation or collaborative practice can be used to resolve issues without going to court.
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Driving

Practical information on your rights and responsibilities as a driver in BC. Topics include getting (and keeping) a driver’s licence, distracted driving, and what to do if you get a traffic ticket.
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Renting & co-ops

Practical information on your rights when renting or living in a co-op. Topics include a playbook for tenants, co-op disputes and evictions, and your rights when living in a mobile home.
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Accidents and injuries

Practical information on your rights when you’re injured in an accident. Topics include slip and falls, injuries from a defective product, and figuring out how much in the way of damages you might be entitled to.
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Health care

Practical information about you rights to health care and what you can do if you experience discrimination when receiving health care services.
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Guardianship, Parenting Arrangements, and Contact

When a couple separates, they must decide on the care of their children. There are two laws and a host of legal concepts that deal with the issues in play.
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Changes to the Divorce Act

On March 1, 2021, the federal Divorce Act is changing. As of that date, if you’re in the process of getting a divorce, or are thinking about getting divorced, the new rules will apply to you. Learn about some of the ...
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Income & Finances

Taking control of your financial situation. Topics include your rights on opening a bank account, how to protect your rights and deal with problems, paying income tax, and what you can do if you invest and something ...
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Stratas

Practical information on your rights and responsibilities when living in a strata. Topics include getting your special project approved, dealing with your strata, and getting a bylaw changed.
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Neighbours

Practical, step-by-step information for dealing with problems involving neighbours. Topics include problems involving fences, trees, odours, noise, untidy premises, and parking. Also: tips for talking with your ...
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