Resources

Looking for help and information to solve your dispute? There are plenty and websites and organizations offering their services in BC.

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Legal Information

Dial-A-Law features free information on the law in British Columbia in over 130 topic areas. The information is reviewed by lawyers and updated regularly. 

MyLawBC is a website that will walk you through solutions to a series of common legal problems. There are pathways for separation, divorce and family matters; abuse and family violence; missed mortgage payments; and wills and personal planning.

Clicklaw helps British Columbians find relevant legal information, educational resources, and services.

People’s Law School provides free legal education and information.

Aboriginal Legal Aid BC is a website by Legal Services Society with information and services for Aboriginal people in BC.

MOSAIC is a charity serving immigrant, newcomer and refugee communities in Greater Vancouver.

 

Low-Cost or Pro Bono Options

Access Pro Bono provides free legal advice and representation to individuals and non-profit organizations in BC that meet its requirements.

BC Family Unbundling Roster lists family lawyers willing to provide unbundled legal services (also known as limited scope retainers).

Canadian Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service will arrange a 30-minute consultation with a lawyer for $25. There is no obligation to retain the lawyer after the 30 minutes is over, and any additional time and fees are arranged between you and the lawyer. 

Unbundled Legal Services - Legal help to fit your needs and budget.

Legal Services Society provides legal aid, including free or low-cost legal advice and representation, in BC.

Seniors First BC is a provincial non-profit charity serving older adults age 55+ in BC. They provide free legal services to older adults unable to access legal help due to low income or other barriers. They also offer free legal consultations for older adults at select locations in Metro Vancouver once a month by appointment.

Tenant Resources and Advisory Centre promotes the legal protection of residential tenants across British Columbia by providing information, education, support and research on residential tenancy matters.

The Residential Tenancy Branch is the government department that deals with tenancy law in BC.

Seniors First BC is a provincial non-profit charity serving older adults age 55+ in BC. They provide free legal services to older adults unable to access legal help due to low income or other barriers.

Civil Resolution Tribunal is an online tribunal that resolves small claims under $5,000 and strata property of any amount.

Civil Rules

Court Services

Court Services Rule 7.3

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