We share with you a monthly roundup of changes to Clicklaw’s collection. Here is a summary of updates done in January 2024.
Legal Aid BC
Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer (Translation in multiple languages added)
Outlines client and lawyer roles and responsibilities, so each knows what to expect from the legal aid contract. Explains what the lawyer’s time on the case includes, change of lawyer requests, and about making a complaint. Note: other languages don’t include recent updates in English version.
Supreme Court of British Columbia
Memorandum from the Court to Self-Represented Litigants on Trial Procedure in Civil and Family Cases (New to Clicklaw)
This memo is for a party in a civil or family case who is not represented by a lawyer, providing a general overview of some of the procedures & rules that apply in a civil or family trial in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
AC Friends of Court Society
Legal Forms Workshops (Updated location for Kamloops)
Get help with completing legal/court forms in civil & family matters at the Provincial Court of BC, Supreme Court of BC, BC Court of Appeal, Federal Court, and Tribunals.
BC Family Maintenance Agency
Family Maintenance – formerly Family Maintenance Enforcement Program/FMEP (Updated contact information)
BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA) monitors and enforces maintenance orders and written agreements filed in court (for either child support or spousal support).
Legal Aid BC
Legal Aid Intake Services (Updated)
The Legal Services Society (Legal Aid BC) provides intake at more than 50 locations across BC.
Seniors First BC
Advance Planning Clinics (Updated)
Staff lawyers and volunteer legal professionals can help eligible low-income older adults (55+) with drafting and executing Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Representation Agreements.
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