Clicklaw Monthly Roundup: July/August 2023

We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in July and August 2023.

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Legal Aid BC

If You Can’t Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial: How to Make A Rowbotham Application (Updated)
For people facing serious and complex criminal charges who have been denied legal aid but cannot afford a lawyer. Explains why, how, and when to ask the judge to appoint a free lawyer. Note: The French version doesn’t include recent updates that are in the English version.

The Greater Vancouver Law Students’ Legal Advice Society

LSLAP Manual (Updated)
This publication is the reference manual used by the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, updated annually. The 2023 LSLAP Manual (47th Edition) consists of 23 chapters, with topics that include criminal law, human rights, workers’ compensation, strata law, and employment law.


Courthouse Libraries BC
Provides legal information services to the public via a network of libraries in BC courthouses. The Cranbrook location has expanded hours.

Family Justice Centres
Family Justice Centres operate across BC to provide services to British Columbians going through separation or divorce. There are new phone numbers for some locations.

Common Questions

Where can I get help with legal problems caused by wildfires in BC? (Updated)

Where do I start for information on Traffic, Ticket, and Bylaw Court? (Updated)

Where do I start for information on Criminal Court? (Updated)

Where do I start for information on Small Claims Court? (Updated)

Where do I start for information on Family Court? (Updated)

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