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

Best Practices for Writing Gladue Reports and Understanding Gladue Principles

Best Practices for Writing Gladue Reports and Understanding Gladue Principles

Guidelines to support Gladue report writers in preparing reports to submit at bail and sentencing hearings for Indigenous people

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

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

Gladue and You

Gladue and You

Explains Gladue principles under the Criminal Code of Canada

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Gladue at Bail and Sentencing (infographic poster)

Gladue at Bail and Sentencing (infographic poster)

Infographic poster shows when Gladue principles apply for Indigenous people during the criminal court process

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal 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 Submission Guide

Gladue Submission Guide

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

 Aboriginal peoplesCrimes & offencesLegal system & courts

English

Guide for the Legal Review of Gladue Reports

Guide for the Legal Review of Gladue Reports

Guidelines for lawyers who review Gladue reports for legal accuracy before reports are submitted at bail and sentencing hearings for Indigenous people

 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

Comment demander les services gratuits d’un avocat si vous faites face à une accusation criminelle grave et complexe, mais que vous ne pouvez pas obtenir d’aide juridique ni n’avez les moyens de payer un avocat

 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

Explique ce qu’il faut faire si vous ne pouvez pas payer à temps une amende imposée par le tribunal

 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

Explique ce que signifie une ordonnance de non-communication rendue contre vous par un tribunal

 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

Explique ce qui arrive lorsque vous êtes accusé d’un crime

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

Now You're Talking!

Now You're Talking!

A compilation of short, illustrated stories featuring likeable characters sharing concerns and information about family law issues.

 Families & childrenAbuse & family violenceLegal system & courts

English

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

Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial

Vous représenter vous-même lors d’un procès criminel

Explique ce qui arrive lorsqu’un accusé veut plaider non coupable d’un délit mineur

 Crimes & offencesLegal system & courts

French

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

Explique ce qu’une personne déclarée coupable peut mentionner au juge avant que celui-ci ne détermine sa peine

 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