Legal system & courts

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Aboriginal Child Protection Process Flow Chart poster

Aboriginal Child Protection Process Flow Chart poster

Provides an overview of the child protection process for Aboriginal families

 Aboriginal peoplesLegal system & courtsChild protection/removal

English

Child Protection Process Flow Chart poster

Child Protection Process Flow Chart poster

Provides a step-by-step overview of the child protection process in flow chart form

 Legal system & courtsChild protection/removal

English

Getting Parenting and Support Orders Flow Chart poster

Getting Parenting and Support Orders Flow Chart poster

An overview of the process for getting parenting and support orders in Provincial (Family) Court

 Families & childrenLegal system & courts

English

Gladue Report Guide

Gladue Report Guide

Plain language guide for Gladue report writers about how to prepare and write a Gladue report

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing Infographic poster

Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing Infographic poster

Infographic poster shows when Gladue rights apply for Aboriginal peoples during the criminal court process

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Gladue Submission Guide

Gladue Submission Guide

Explains how to prepare an oral or written submission for a hearing

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

How to Appeal Your Conviction

How to Appeal Your Conviction

Explains how to appeal a conviction for a summary or indictable criminal offence if you don't have a lawyer

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

How to Appeal Your Sentence

How to Appeal Your Sentence

Explains how to appeal your sentence if you've been convicted of a summary or indictable criminal offence and don't have a lawyer

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial

How to apply for a free lawyer if you're facing a serious and complicated criminal charge, but can't get legal aid or afford a lawyer

 Crimes & offencesLegal help & lawyersLegal system & courts

English

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial

Si vous ne pouvez pas obtenir d’aide juridique pour votre procès criminel: Comment faire une demande Rowbotham

How to Make a Rowbotham Application For people facing serious and complex criminal charges who have been denied legal aid but can't afford a lawyer. Explains why, how, and when to ask the judge to appoint a free lawyer. Includes a checklist of points to cover in court and copies of the necessary court forms. The French version doesn't include the recent updates that are in the English version.

 Crimes & offencesLegal help & lawyersLegal system & courts

French

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time

Explains what to do if you can't pay a court fine on time

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time

Quoi faire si vous ne pouvez pas payer à temps une amende imposée par le tribunal

Explains what to do if someone cannot pay a court fine on time. Covers the three possible options: paying part of the fine by the due date, asking for an extension, or asking for jail time instead. It also explains what happens if fines are not paid.

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You

Explains what it means when the court makes a no contact order against you

 Abuse & family violenceCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You

Que faire lorsqu’une ordonnance de noncommunication a été rendue contre vous

This fact sheet explains what it means when the court makes a no contact order against someone involved in a family violence incident. It describes the five types of no contact orders and what might happen if someone breaches the order:Condition of release from custody before trial (bail) Condition of probation Conditional sentencing Peace bond Family law protection order

 Abuse & family violenceCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

If You're Charged with a Crime

If You're Charged with a Crime

Outlines what happens when you're charged with a criminal offence

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

If You're Charged with a Crime

Si vous êtes accusé d’un crime

Short, easy-to-understand brochure that outlines what happens when someone is charged with a criminal offence. It briefly describes the court process and the different options that might be available. It also outlines the accused person's legal rights, what a lawyer can do, how to find a lawyer, and how to get legal aid or other legal help.

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial

Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial

Explains what happens when an accused person wants to plead not guilty to a summary offence

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Speaking to the Judge Before You're Sentenced

Speaking to the Judge Before You're Sentenced

Describes what a convicted person can say to the judge before the judge decides on a sentence

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Speaking to the Judge Before You're Sentenced

Vous adresser au juge avant votre condamnation

Outlines the possible sentences for someone who pleads guilty or a judge finds guilty at trial. Describes what the convicted person can say to the judge before the judge decides on a sentence.

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

What's First Nations Court?

What's First Nations Court?

Explains restorative justice at First Nations Court

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Your Gladue Rights

Your Gladue Rights

Explains Gladue rights under the Criminal Code of Canada

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English