Legal Aid BC Intake and Resources (June 3, 2021)

Recorded on: June 3, 2021

00:00 Introduction

06:07 Overview of Legal Aid BC services

12:15 Applying for legal aid

14:48 Area of coverage - criminal law

19:02 Area of coverage - family law

23:47 Area of coverage - CFCSA (child protection and removal)

28:13 Reciprocals

30:30 Area of coverage - immigration law

33:27 Financial eligibility requirements

40:46 Options if an individual is refused legal aid

42:20 Tips for helping an individual apply for legal aid

45:25 Q&A: If child tax benefit is not considered as part of a family's income, why does intake ask for the information?

46:51 Overview of Legal Aid BC print and online resources

47:55 Publications

55:40 Websites

56:22 website

57:13 website

59:00 website

1:00:01 website

1:06:10 Q&A: Are resources available in other languages?

1:07:10 Closing


Presentation material: PDF download

Speaker: Deneen Garrett, Provincial Supervisor, Legal Aid BC

Adam Fraser, Publications Production Coordinator, Legal Aid BC



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