Links and Services
The Justice Access Centre has brochures and booklets on a variety of legal topics, many published by the Legal Services Society.
We can also refer you to websites and services that have the legal information most helpful to your situation, such as the following:
Free Legal Information and Educational Resources
- Clicklaw provides user friendly, searchable access to key legal information, education and help for British Columbians. If you have a legal problem, are looking for legal help, want to learn about the law or are interested in law reform, Clicklaw can help you find answers to your questions. Resources available through Clicklaw were designed to be used by the public and those helping the public access legal information.
- The Self-Help and Information Services website can help you understand and prepare for a case in B.C. Supreme Court if you do not have a lawyer. It links to other legal information websites and services.
- The MultiLingoLegal website provides links to legal information in languages other than English, including Arabic, Chinese, French, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese.
Government and Courts
- The Family Law in B.C. website has a wide range of family law information.
- The JusticeBC website contains general information on family justice for people who are experiencing marital breakup or are divorced or separated.
- The Mediate BC Society’s website has information on family mediation training and goals.
- The Family Maintenance Enforcement Program monitors and enforces maintenance orders and agreements for child or spousal support.
- The Families Change website is designed to help children and teens understand separation and divorce. It also has resources to help parents support their children.
- Changeville is an animated, interactive website designed to help B.C. kids six to 12 whose parents are going through divorce or separation. The website can be used by kids alone or with a parent’s help.
- Dial-A-Law is a library of pre-recorded scripts prepared by lawyers to provide practical information about legal topics and your rights. You can listen to Dial-A-Law scripts online or by telephone.
- The Lawyer Referral Service is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia and operated by the B.C. branch of the Canadian Bar Association. The service enables the public to consult with a lawyer for up to 30 minutes for a fee of $25 plus tax.