LSS Publication Readability

How much legal understanding is needed?

Level 1 — None needed.
No legal understanding required. Outline or “first step” information, written in clear language for those with no previous knowledge or experience with the law.
Level 2 — Some helpful.
Some understanding helpful but not essential. Offers all basic information on a topic, meant for those who are reasonably comfortable reading and who may have a general sense of some legal concepts.
Level 3 — Some needed.
Basic familiarity assumed. Detailed material, written primarily as a reference for the advocate/intermediary audience, although accessible to members of the public with adequate literacy skills.

Aboriginal peoples

Level 1

Level 2

A Second Chance -
Level 2
Gladue Primer -
Level 2

Level 3

Abuse & family violence

Level 1

Clear Skies -
Level 1
Is That Legal? -
Level 1
Leaving Abuse -
Level 1

Level 2

Child protection/removal

Level 1

Emily's Choice -
Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Crimes & offences

Level 1

Is That Legal? -
Level 1

Level 2

A Second Chance -
Level 2
Gladue Primer -
Level 2

Level 3

Debt

Level 2

Families & children

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Gays, lesbians, trans & bisexuals

Level 2

Housing & tenancy

Level 2

Landlord Guide -
Level 2

Immigrants & refugees

Level 1

Level 2

Legal help & lawyers

Level 1

Level 2

Legal system & courts

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Promotional materials

Level 1

MyLawBC poster -
Level 1

Level 2

Staying out of court

Level 1

Level 2

Welfare & benefits

Level 1

Level 2

Wills, estates & life planning

Level 3

Women

Level 1

Clear Skies -
Level 1
Leaving Abuse -
Level 1

Level 2