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LSLAP Manual

Law Students' Legal Advice Manual

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chapter One - Criminal Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Etiquette
IV. Criminal Charges
V. Substantive Law
VI. Resolving Prior to Trial
VII. Pleading Not Guilty/Trial
VIII. Other Issues
IX. Charter of Rights and Freedoms
X. LSLAP Policies
XI. Information for LSLAP Students
XII. Etiquette for Law Students
XIII. Practice Recommendations
Appendix A: Initial Sentencing Position
Appendix B: Diversion Application
Appendix C: Sentencing Hearing
Appendix D: Trial Books
Appendix E: Glossary
Chapter Two - Youth Justice
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Youth Criminal Justice Act
IV. Youth Justice (British Columbia) Act
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Three - Family Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Marriage
IV. Divorce
V. Uncontested Divorce
VI. Simple Divorce Procedure
VII. Alternatives to Divorce
VIII. Assets
IX. Spousal and Child Support
X. Interjurisdictional Support Orders
XI. Custody, Guardianship, and Access
XII. Children and the Law
XIII. Adoption
XIV. Name Changes
XV. Court Procedures
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Four - Victims
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation
III. Crime Victim Assistance Program
IV. Avenues to Address Crime
V. Victims of Sexual Assault
VI. Victims of Violence in Relationships
VII. Seniors and Others with Disabilities
VIII. Victims of Human Trafficking
IX. Trauma Informed Lawyers and Restorative Justice
X. Referrals and Follow-up
Chapter Five - Public Complaints
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Steps to Take
IV. Privacy or Access to Information
V. Complaints against the Police
VI. Complaints against Security Guards
VII. The Right to Vote
VIII. Complaints regarding UBC
IX. Complaints regarding SFU
X. Complaints Regarding Other Colleges and Universities
XI. Complaints against Doctors
XII. Complaints against Lawyers
Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Sample Letter of Intent
Chapter Six - Human Rights
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. BC Human Rights Code
IV. Canadian Human Rights Act
V. BC Civil Rights Protection Act
VI. Rights of the Child
VII. LSLAP's Role
Chapter Seven - Workers' Compensation
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Limitation Periods
IV. Compensation Claims
V. Personal Injuries
VI. Occupational Diseases
VII. Psychological Injuries
VIII. Hearing Loss
IX. Claim Benefits
X. Appeals
XI. Health and Safety Regulations
XII. Assessments of Employers
XIII. Fair Practices Officer
XIV. LSLAP's Role
Appendix A: Abbreviations
Appendix B: List of Cases
Appendix C: Referrals
Appendix D: Resources
Appendix E: Claims Process
Appendix F: Checklist for Interviews
Appendix G: Checklist for Appeals
Appendix H: Sample Authorization Form
Chapter Eight - Employment Insurance
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Qualifying for EI
IV. Types of Benefits
V. Benefit Period
VI. Quantifying Benefits
VII. Benefit Entitlement
VIII. Penalties, Violations, and Offences
IX. Keeping Out of Trouble
X. Timing for Reporting
XI. Overpayment and Collections
XII. Reconsideration
XIII. Social Security Tribunal
XIV. Appeals
XV. Judicial Review
XVI. LSLAP's Use of This Chapter
Appendix A: Initial Application Checklist
Chapter Nine - Employment Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Checklist
IV. Preliminary Matters
V. Employment Issues
VI. Remedies
VII. Strategies and Tips
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Ten - Creditors and Debtors
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Creditors' Remedies
IV. Debtors' Options
V. Dealing with Debt
Appendix A: Relevant Forms
Appendix B: Examination Checklist
Chapter Eleven - Consumer Protection
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Contracts for Sale of Goods
IV. Consumer Protection
V. Direct Sales
VI. Conditional Sales Contracts
VII. Motor Dealer Act
VIII. Miscellaneous
IX. Consumer Transactions
Chapter Twelve - Auto Insurance (ICBC)
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Compulsory Coverage
IV. Optional Insurance
V. Personal Injury Claims
VI. Out-of-Province
VII. Impending Changes to ICBC Auto Insurance
Chapter Thirteen - Motor Vehicle Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. At the Roadside
IV. Duties after a Collision
V. Violation Tickets
VI. Provincial Offences
VII. Vehicle Impoundment
VIII. Superintendent
IX. Drugs and Alcohol
X. Federal Offences
XI. ICBC Breaches
XII. Bicycles
XIII. LSLAP Program Information
Appendix A: Examples of Penalty
Chapter Fourteen - Mental Health Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Theory and Approach
IV. Legal Rights
V. Patient Admission
VI. Voluntarily Admitted
VII. Involuntarily Admitted
VIII. Criminal Code
IX. Complaints
X. References
Appendix A: Second Opinion
Appendix B: Near Relative
Chapter Fifteen – Guardianship
I. Introduction
II. Mental Capacity
III. Governing Legislation
IV. Substitute Decision Making
V. Adult Guardianship
VI. Adult Abuse
VII. Sources and Resources
Appendix A: EPOA
Appendix B: Notice of Revocation
Chapter Sixteen A – Wills and Estate Planning
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Making and Executing
IV. Mistakes and Alterations
V. Revocation
VI. Will Variation Claims
VII. Intestacy
VIII. Property
IX. First Nations and Wills
X. Health Care Decisions
XI. LSLAP File Administration Policy
Appendix A: Questionnaire
Appendix B: Checklist
Appendix C: Glossary
Chapter Sixteen B – Probate and Estate Administration
I. Introduction
II. Duties of a Personal Representative
III. Taxation: RRSP & RRIF & TFSA
IV. LSLAP File Administration Policy
Appendix A: Glossary
Chapter Seventeen – Citizenship
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Who is a Canadian Citizen?
IV. Advantages & Responsibilities
V. Citizenship Grants
VI. Applying for Citizenship Grant
VII. Loss of Citizenship
VIII. Proof
IX. Search of Citizenship Record
X. Referrals
Chapter Eighteen – Immigration
I. Introduction
II. Main Sources
III. Players
IV. Categories of Persons
V. PR Application
VI. Identifications
VII. IRB
VIII. Loss of PR
IX. In-Canada Temporary Residence Matters
X. Removal Orders
XI. Appeals
XII. Offences
XIII. Issues at Sentencing
XIV. Contacts
Chapter Nineteen – Landlord and Tenant Rights
I. Introduction
II. RTA Coverage
III. Tenancy Agreements
IV. Moving in
V. Security Deposits
VI. Repair and Service
VII. Rent Increase
VIII. Tenant's Rights
IX. Subletting and Assignment
X. Termination/Eviction
XI. Dispute Resolution
XII. Common Law
XIII. Strata Law
XIV. Assisted Living
XV. Commercial Tenancies
XVI. Mobile Homes
XVII. Income Assistance
XVIII. Illegal Suites
XIX. Forms
XX. Governing Legislation and Resources
Chapter Twenty – Small Claims
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Do You Have a Claim?
IV. Choosing the Proper Forum
V. Starting a Claim
VI. Responding to a Claim
VII. Default Order
VIII. How a Claim Proceeds
IX. Pre-Trial
X. Mediation
XI. Settlement Conferences
XII. Trial/Pre-Trial Conferences
XIII. Trial Preparation
XIV. Trials
XV. Costs and Penalties
XVI. Appeals
XVII. Enforcement of a Judgement
Appendix A: Registries
Appendix B: Demand Letter
Appendix C: Notice of Claim
Appendix D: Reply to Claim
Appendix E: Glossary
Appendix F: Limitation Periods
Appendix G: Causes of Action
Appendix H: Tribunal Procedures
Appendix I: Court Fees
Appendix J: Settlement Conference
Appendix K: Payment Hearing
Appendix L: Appeal
Chapter Twenty One – Welfare Law
I. Introduction
II. Governing Legislation and Resources
III. Eligibility
IV. Special Situations
V. Eligibility Factors
VI. Hardship Assistance
VII. Overpayments and Fraud
VIII. Payment Issues
IX. Additional Benefits
X. Health Supplements
XI. Appeals
Chapter Twenty Two – Referrals
I. General
II. Family Law
III. Residential Tenancy
IV. Human Rights
V. Wills & Estates
VI. Immigration & Refugee
VII. Disability
VIII. Employment
IX. Debt
X. Aboriginal
XI. Police Complaints
XII. Chinese Language
XIII. Others
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