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Guidelines for Using a Support Person in Provincial Court

Many self-represented litigants find that having a trusted friend or family member with them to provide emotional support, take notes, and organize documents can be a big help. The BC Provincial Court recognizes this, and we’ve adopted guidelines to make it easier to bring a support person to court.

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mckenzie friend, mckenzie friends, self-represented litigants, SRLs, SRL, bc provincial court, provincial court