Low Cost and Free Legal Services

People sometimes grumble about the high cost of lawyers’ services. But many people don’t know that there’s a great deal of legal information and advice available at a very low cost – and even free in some cases. This script provides information on some of these services.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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Mandarin (audio/podcast)
Punjabi (PDF)

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free legal information, low cost legal services, outreach workers, free lectures, arrested or detained, emergency legal advice, duty counsel, family justice counsel, pro bono legal services, advocacy, multilingual, non-profit organization, lead through court process, legal research
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