Canadian Legal Information Institute (CANLII)
A site that allows users to search for Canadian federal and provincial legislation, case law, and some other decisions (for example, from tribunals). However, this site does not provide access to the latest BC legislation, which is only available by subscription from the provincial government.
Website aimed at enhancing access to justice in BC links to legal information and education designed for the public from 24 contributor organizations, as well as selected others.
The Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Society of British Columbia
Analytical articles on various types of law, news from the legal community, information about recent court decisions, and more.
Courthouse Libraries BC Family Law Practice Portal
Find out about recommended books and resources, new publications, and news related to family law.
Court Services Branch
Court Services Branch delivers all court administration services in BC.
Department of Justice Canada — Support Enforcement
An online summary of the law on enforcing child and spousal support orders in Canada, including links to the relevant federal, provincial, out-of-province/interjurisdictional, and international enforcement legislation. Also includes a glossary of terms and links to provincial support enforcement programs.
Transcripts of taped information written by lawyers, about various law topics and your rights.
Families Change (Justice Education Society)
Clear and objective information about divorce and separation for children and youth. A Justice Education Society of BC website that includes "A Kids' Guide to Separation and Divorce" (for children aged 5 to 12) and "A Teen Guide to Parental Separation and Divorce."
Family Mediation Canada
Information about qualified family mediators and a "Find a mediator" search tool.
Interjurisdictional Support Orders
A Ministry of Justice website containing information and forms/instructions to get or change support orders when either the recipient or the payor lives outside BC — does not apply to orders made under the Divorce Act.
JP Boyd on Family Law
A comprehensive survey of family law, divorce law, and the court process in BC, maintained by a family lawyer as a public service.
Justice Access Centre (Nanaimo and Vancouver)
Information about the centre and the services it provides (includes information, assessment, mediation, and referrals). The centre can help you solve family law problems without going to court, or prepare you to participate effectively in negotiation, mediation, or the court process.
JusticeBC — Criminal Justice Information and Support
Basic information for court users, victims of crime, witnesses, offenders, and anyone interested in knowing more about the criminal justice system and what services and resources are available.
JusticeBC — Family Justice Information and Support
Basic information on family law topics and alternatives to court for family disputes.
Contains a list of qualified family mediators and information about mediation and how it works.
Multilingual Legal Glossary
A glossary of 5,000 Canadian legal and court-related terms in plain language. Terms are searchable in English, with definitions available in Chinese, Farsi, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
People's Law School
Legal information on a variety of topics, including family law, in plain language.
Provincial Court of BC
Information about Provincial (Family) Court.
Representing Yourself in Court (Justice Education Society)
If you're thinking about representing yourself in court, here's a checklist of all the things you need to know.
Information about services (including legal services) available through government agents at Service BC centres across BC.
Supreme Court BC — Online Help Guide
A website especially useful for those who are representing themselves in Supreme Court. It will help you learn about the court system, the specific laws in your case, what you and the other party must prove, what defences you have, and all the possible arguments for your case.
Supreme Court of BC
Information about the Supreme Court of BC.
Supreme Court Scheduling page
Contains links to lists of dates and times available for various Supreme Court processes, including trials and judicial case conferences.
Vancouver Justice Access Centre Self-Help and Information Services
Information about how the centre can help you prepare to represent yourself in a Supreme Court family or civil case, and links to other legal information websites and services.