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Our Court System in a Nutshell

Our Court System in a Nutshell

Trial courts hear evidence and decide cases. British Columbia has two levels of trial court, Provincial Court and Supreme Court. Learn which type of cases each of these courts handle.

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court system, Provincial Court, Supreme Court, Criminal Division, Family and Youth Division, Small Claims Division, civil cases, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court, Supreme Court of Canada, Dial-A-Law