Last blog added on Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

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Formerly, Electronic Legal Aid News (ELAN).

Recent Posts

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  • New video about your first time in family court

    The Family Law in BC web team has been busy creating content about the new family management conferences in Provincial Court. We’ve produced a short “Zoom interview-style” video explaining how important it is to prepare for these hearings. A new checklist also helps participants stay on track.The we … Read more »

  • Publications order form for community organizations

    For a limited time this summer, community organizations can order a starter pack of Legal Aid BC’s free legal information print booklets and handouts through an online order form. The order form includes selected groups of publications in different subject areas. Multilingual options are also listed … Read more »

  • Hot off the Press – Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners

    Back in stock! We’ve updated Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners to reflect the recent Provincial Court Family Rules changes. This booklet is for women with children who’ve been abused by their intimate partner. This includes a spouse or someone with whom they share a child but were never in a relation … Read more »

  • Hot off the Press – Parents’ Rights, Kids’ Rights

    We made minor revisions to this popular booklet about the child protection process for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children and families.Parents Rights, Kids Rights describes what happens if the Director of Child Protection has concerns about a child’s safety or plans to remove a child from the fa … Read more »

  • Legal Aid BC has increased financial eligibility guidelines

    Legal Aid BC has increased the amount someone can earn to receive legal aid. The income guidelines for representation and advice services have increased by 3.9 percent. Legal Aid BC regularly applies an annual cost of living adjustment to the income guidelines.Legal Aid BC has also expanded the fina … Read more »