Legal Help Guide for British Columbians - Criminal Law Problems

This guide gives some first steps and useful resources for facing problems with the criminal justice system such as: being charged with a criminal offence & having to go to court, being offered a 'diversion', 'restorative justice', or 'alternative measures'; changing release conditions, and more.

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Nicola Valley Advocacy Centre and Courthouse Libraries BC
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last reviewed
January 2013 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.
resource type
self-help & forms
charged with a crime, crimes & offences, diversion (alternative measures), releases, criminal charges, criminal court, criminal justice system, criminal records, pardon, record suspension, criminal offence, criminal procedure, criminal trial, releases