Do I Need to Go to Court?
From Clicklaw Wikibooks
Legal issues can sometimes be resolved in a number of ways outside of court. Depending on your particular circumstances, you may not need to go to court. Good starting points to learn more about alternatives to court include:
- Alternatives to Going to Court. This guidebook from the Justice Education Society explains how most lawsuits filed with the court are resolved without going to trial.
- Who can help you reach an agreement? This fact sheet from the Legal Services Society explains who can help you come to a family law agreement.
- Hold on for a minute, do you really have to go to court? This section in the Clicklaw wikibook JP Boyd on Family Law outlines some issues to consider before going to court.
|This information applies to British Columbia, Canada. Last reviewed for legal accuracy by Courthouse Libraries BC staff, October 2015.|
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