Choosing a Lawyer

When do you need a lawyer? How should you choose a lawyer? This script describes the benefits of using a lawyer, how to choose one, and how to prepare for the first interview with your lawyer.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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January 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
Mandarin (audio/podcast)
Punjabi (PDF)

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choosing a lawyer, first interview with your lawyer, legal advice, legal fees, Dial-A-Law
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