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'''''Beginner’s Guide to Finding Legal Information''''' explains how to find legal information in British Columbia. It also provides links to many more self-help resources and guides. This guide is a starting point and is not meant to be exhaustive. It explains the law and legal procedures in general, and is not intended to give legal advice on your particular legal problem.
  
 
== Contents ==
 
== Contents ==
  
*[[Introduction to Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information|Introduction]]  
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*[[Introduction to Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information|'''Introduction''']]  
  
 
=== Understanding the Law ===
 
=== Understanding the Law ===
 
* '''[[How the Law Works in Canada]]'''
 
* '''[[How the Law Works in Canada]]'''
** [[What are Laws and Legislative Bodies?]] {{·}} [[What is Case Law?]]
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** [[How the Law Works in Canada#What is legislation? | What is legislation?]] {{·}} [[How the Law Works in Canada#What is case law? | What is case law?]]
  
 
=== Understanding Your Legal Problem ===
 
=== Understanding Your Legal Problem ===
* '''[[What is my legal topic and what are my rights?]]'''
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* '''[[What Is My Legal Topic and What Are My Rights?]]'''
* '''[[Which area of law does my problem fall under?]]'''
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* '''[[Which Area of Law Does My Problem Fall Under?]]'''
** [[General Civil Law]] {{·}} [[Family Law]] {{·}} [[Criminal Law]]
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** [[Which Area of Law Does My Problem Fall Under?#General civil law | General civil law]] {{·}} [[Which Area of Law Does My Problem Fall Under?#Family law | Family law]] {{·}} [[Which Area of Law Does My Problem Fall Under?#Criminal law | Criminal law]]
* '''[[How do I find the laws that concern my legal problem?]]'''
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* '''[[How Do I Find the Laws That Concern My Legal Problem?]]'''
  
 
=== Taking Action ===
 
=== Taking Action ===
* '''[[Do I need to go to court?]]'''
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* '''[[Do I Need to Go to Court?]]'''
* '''[[Going to court:]]'''
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* '''[[Which Court Do I Need to Go to?]]'''
** [[Which court do I need to go to?]] {{·}} [[How do I find court forms?]] {{·}} [[How do I find case law?]] {{·}} [[How do I find court procedures?]]
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* '''[[How Do I Find Court Forms?]]'''
* '''[[How do I find help with my problem?]]'''
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* '''[[How Do I Find Case Law?]]'''
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* '''[[How Do I Find Out About Court Procedures?]]'''
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* '''[[Where Can I Find Help with My Legal Problem?]]'''
  
=== Types of Legal Information Sources ===
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=== Using Legal Information ===
 
* '''[[Primary Sources]]'''
 
* '''[[Primary Sources]]'''
* '''[[Secondary Sources and How to Find Them]]'''
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* '''[[Secondary Resources and How to Find Them]]'''
* '''[[How Can I Tell If A Secondary Source Is Reliable or If I Should Use A Resource?]]'''
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* '''[[How Can I Tell If a Secondary Resource Is Reliable or If I Should Use It?]]'''
* '''[[Recommended Secondary Sources]]'''
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* '''[[Recommended Secondary Resources]]'''
** [[Clicklaw website]] {{·}} [[Legal Dictionaries and Glossaries]] {{·}} [[Research Resources at Courthouse Libraries BC]] {{·}} [[Online Guides to Legal Research]] {{·}} [[More Recommended Online Resources]]
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** [[Recommended Secondary Resources#Clicklaw website | Clicklaw website]] {{·}} [[Recommended Secondary Resources#Legal dictionaries and glossaries | Legal dictionaries and glossaries]] {{·}} [[Recommended Secondary Resources#Research resources at Courthouse Libraries BC | Research resources at Courthouse Libraries BC]] {{·}} [[Recommended Secondary Resources#Online guides to legal research | Online guides to legal research]] {{·}} [[Recommended Secondary Resources#More recommended online resources | More recommended online resources]]
 
 
=== Courthouse Libraries BC: Who We Are ===
 
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=== Courthouse Libraries BC Glossary of Legal Terms ===
 
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== About this Guide==
 
 
 
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==Creative Commons==
 
==Creative Commons==
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Latest revision as of 08:54, 23 October 2015

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Beginner’s Guide to Finding Legal Information explains how to find legal information in British Columbia. It also provides links to many more self-help resources and guides. This guide is a starting point and is not meant to be exhaustive. It explains the law and legal procedures in general, and is not intended to give legal advice on your particular legal problem.

Contents

Understanding the Law

Understanding Your Legal Problem

Taking Action

Using Legal Information

Creative Commons

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