BC's legal system
The law is complicated and sometimes confusing. This section has information on the different courts in BC, their processes, and how to get help from a lawyer or advocate. You can also find technical tips on forms and applications.
Going to court is usually a last resort, but sometimes you don't have a choice. We have tips to help you prepare for your day in court and cope with the stress of going through the court process.
Surrey and Victoria Family Courts
Family cases in Surrey and Victoria Provincial (Family) Court follow different procedures. See Surrey and Victoria Family Court for more information.
If you've received documents from your ex about a case they've opened and you don't know what to do next, click I've been served below.
Courts, forms, and all that legal jazz
See how others navigate the legal process with their family issues.
A conference rehearsal
Shaney learns how important it is to prepare for a family management conference (Surrey and Victoria).
Trying for early resolution
Dez explains what the early resolution process (in Surrey and Victoria) is all about.
Which court to go to?
Leila explains how she and her ex decided which court to take their family issues to.