If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Child Protection Case

For people facing a child protection hearing who’ve been denied legal aid but can’t afford a lawyer. Explains applying for a court-appointed lawyer; includes forms and what to say to the judge. The French version doesn't include recent updates that are in the English version.

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Legal Aid BC
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French (PDF)

resource type
self-help & forms
child protection, removal of a child from the home, parent's rights, JG application, JG applications