Links and Resources

Clicklaw Wikibooks – JP Boyd on Family law
A comprehensive on-line source of information on everything from an overview of the family law system in BC, to detailed chapters on specific issues of family law.

Mediate BC
General information about mediation, as well as a list of family law mediators in BC.

Canadian Bar Association, Dial-A-Law
A library of legal information prepared by lawyers and accessible by subject area, available on-line or by telephone.

Lawyer Referral Service
Call and obtain the name and number of a lawyer in your area who you can book a $25 consultation with.

Justice BC, Family Justice Information and Support
General information on the family law system such as parenting arrangements, support, and keeping your family safe.

Access Pro Bono
Providing free legal advice clinics throughout BC.

Newton Advocacy Group
Non-profit, charitable society offering education, advocacy and support.

Legal Services Society
Home page for the Legal Services Society, providing resources to those who cannot afford representation.

Family Law in BC
General Information, videos, court forms and other information to help navigate through the process.

Collaborative Divorce Vancouver
Vancouver group of collaborative family law professionals; the No Court option to divorce and separation.

The Collaborative Association Serving the Lower Mainland of BC
Lower Mainland group of collaborative family law professionals; the local, No Court option to divorce and separation.

BC Hear the Child Society
Organization that aims to give every child the opportunity to share their views and have them heard in the family justice system. Includes a roster of trained, neutral professionals to provide written reports.

The Courts of British Columbia
Web-site for the courts of British Columbia, including judgment database, court rules and forms and scheduling information.

CanLII – The Canadian Legal Information Institute
Database of statutes, regulations, case law and other resources.

The Law Society of British Columbia
Governing body for the legal profession in BC. Includes a list of BC lawyers.

My Support Calculator
A free on-line tool to help calculate child and spousal support

BC Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
A free service to register and enforce child and spousal support payments.

Surrey Women’s Centre
Crisis, court and counseling services for women and children who have been victimized.

Ishtar Transition House
Transition housing and services for women and families.