Legal Aid BC now takes phone-only applications.
Family Law in BC for Settlement Workers
[1:35:48] In this introduction to BC Family Law, Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains separation & divorce, parenting, guardianship and more.
[4:51] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains challenges & issues (like what is a spouse?) in BC Family Law.
[18:56] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains parenting issues; child's best interests, guardianship and more in BC Family Law.
[10:57] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains types of child support, guidelines and more in BC Family Law.
[11:31] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains the objectives of spousal support and more in BC Family Law.
[11:48] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains family property: dividing it, who's entitled to it, and more in BC Family Law.
[15:12] Lawyer Hannah DeJong explains alternatives to court including mediation; costs of court, and more in BC Family Law.
[2:55] Lawyer Hannah DeJong showcases websites, free booklets, and more about BC Family Law.
Legal Resources for Settlement Workers in BC
[1:13:47] Free legal resource organizations, websites, publications, and more for BC community and settlement workers.
[9:46] The Rise Women’s Legal Centre helps women who don't have lawyers.
[11:58] How the PLC supports parents with child protection issues.
[9:30] Veenu Saini introduces the Law Foundation of BC to community workers and settlement workers in BC.
[11:10] Andrew Sakamoto on TRAC’s focus, advocacy, tenant infoline, and more.
[14:28] Heather Wojcik on Access Pro Bono resources including free legal advice clinics, refugee and immigration clinics, and more.
[9:38] Kathryn McCart on People’s Law School resources, free public classes, booklets, and more.
[6:16] Lali Pawa explains the JES: improving access to justice for all BC residents, through multilingual websites and services.