Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information
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Beginner’s Guide to Finding Legal Information explains how to find legal information in British Columbia, and 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.
Understanding the Law
Understanding Your Legal Problem
- What Is My Legal Topic and What Are My Rights?
- Which Area of Law Does My Problem Fall Under?
- How Do I Find the Laws That Concern My Legal Problem?
- Do I Need to Go to Court?
- 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?
- How Do I Find Help with My Problem?
Using Legal Information
- Primary Sources
- Secondary Sources and How to Find Them
- How Can I Tell If a Secondary Source Is Reliable or If I Should Use a Resource?
- Recommended Secondary Sources
About this Guide
|Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information © Courthouse Libraries BC 2015 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Licence.|