Legal

LEGAL SERVICES SOCIETY (Legal Aid): 1.866.577.2525
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:00am-4:00pm
Wednesdays 9:00am-2:30pm
www.lss.bc.ca/
www.mylawbc.com

ACCESS JUSTICE PRO BONO LAW SOCIETY (free 30 minute legal advice):
Client Line: 1.877.762.6664
www.accessjustice.ca
Contact Howe Sound Women’s Centre at 604.892.5748 for more information about legal clinic dates in Squamish. Weekly appointments available in Whistler on Thursday. Contact a WCSS outreach worker at 604.932.0113 to book an appointment.

BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPORT SERVICES LEGAL ADVOCACY PROGRAM: 604.687.1867
www.bwss.org/services/law-reform

DUTY COUNSEL: 604.981.0200
North Vancouver Provincial Court, 200 E. 23rd Street
Tuesday 9:00am-4:00pm
www.lss.bc.ca/legal_aid/familyDutyCounsel.php
If you have a family law issue, you may qualify for help from family duty counsel (FDC) or a family advice lawyer, even if you do not qualify for  legal aid lawyer.
These services are intended to assist people with low incomes who are representing themselves in court. There is a maximum amount of time that these lawyers can spend assisting you. A drop-in service provided on a first come, first served basis.

VANCOUVER JUSTICE ACCESS CENTRE: 604.660.2084
290 – 800 Hornby Street
www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/justice/about-bcs-justice-system/legal-help/jac/how-to-find-us/vancouver
Services include:
• Self-help and information services
• Dispute resolution and mediation options
• Limited legal advice
• Referrals to community resources and agencies
• Free publications
• Courses and presentations

FAMILY JUSTICE CENTRE (Mediators & Counsellors):
Call Service BC to contact a Family justice counsellor 1.800.663.7867
Family justice counsellors can give you information about the law and about the Provincial Family Court process. Services include:
• information and referrals
• help filling out family court forms,
• mediation and conciliation services, and
• help planning a separation agreement
*appointments available in Squamish at Community Corrections, 38077 Second Avenue
www.familylaw.lss.bc.ca/help/who_JusticeCounsellors.php

LEGAL INFORMATION OUTREACH WORKERS: 604.408.2172
LSS Regional Centre 510 Burrard Street, Suite 400, Vancouver
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-12:30pm

CLICKLAW: legal information online
www.clicklaw.bc.ca

DIAL-A-LAW: 1.800.565.5297
A library of scripts prepared by lawyers available online or by telephone offering general information on various law topics.
www.cbabc.org/For-the-Public/Dial-A-Law/Scripts

JUSTICE EDUCATION SOCIETY:
Legal information online including legal help guides, information sheets and videos on everyday issues like working, housing, family and crime.
www.justiceeducation.ca

FAMILY LAWLINE: 1.866.577.2525
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 9:30am-3:00pm
Wednesdays 9:30am-2:30pm
www.legalaid.bc.ca/legal_aid/FamilyLawLINE.php

FAMILY JUSTICE: General information about family law in BC.
www.justicebc.ca/en/fam/index.html

PEACE BONDS & FAMILY LAW PROTECTION ORDERS:
Information for women in relationships who need protection from violence or the threat of violence.
www.familylaw.lss.bc.ca/resources/pdfs/pubs/For-Your-Protection-eng.pdf