The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)

The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) is the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession. The CBABC is the voice for the profession and serves its members and their interests in advocacy. It provides personal and professional development, and support to all members of the legal profession. The CBABC promotes fair justice systems, facilitates effective law reform, promotes equality in the legal profession, and is devoted to the elimination of discrimination.

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You risk three serious criminal charges if you drink and drive: impaired driving, over .08, and refusing to blow. This script explains these drinking and driving offences. Topics include the breathalyzer and other ...
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If you are charged with driving a motor vehicle without insurance, the police will give you a traffic ticket. This script explains the three types of traffic tickets you may get, three possible offences you may be ...
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This script discusses builders liens. A builders lien secures a claim for payment for work or materials supplied to a construction or renovation project. Topics include who can file a builders lien, how to file a lien, ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Mandarin, Punjabi
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This script discusses the requirements for getting a divorce and annulment. Topics include two legal reasons for marriage breakdown, one-year separation and reconciliation, when to start divorce papers, two marital ...
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This script discusses preparing for and attending your trial in small claims court. Topics include what happens at the settlement conference, preparing your case and any witnesses for the trial, how to present your case ...
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People often co-sign or guarantee a loan for a friend or relative without knowing what can happen. This script explains the difference between co-signing and guaranteeing a loan, the different types of guarantees, and ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Punjabi
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This script discusses being sued in small claims court. Topics include receiving a notice of claim, ways of responding to the notice of claim, filing a reply, what to do if you are denying the claim, and what happens if ...
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Some types of contracts can be cancelled in certain circumstances. This script discusses door-to-door sales, fitness club memberships and other similar contracts, and how you can cancel if you want to back out. It also ...
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The script explains what stalking, criminal harassment, and cyberbullying are and how to stop them.
Also available in: French, French, Punjabi
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If you're thinking about separating from your spouse or have already separated, the continued parenting of your children may be your biggest concern. This script discusses custody,guardianship and access for children of ...
Also available in: Chinese (simplified), Punjabi
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