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== Who This Guide is For ==
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== Who this Guide is for ==
  
If you:
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This guide can help if you:
*want to find out about how to handle a legal problem you are having;
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*want to find out how to handle a legal problem you are having,
*need information about representing yourself in court; or
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*need information about representing yourself in court, or
 
*are curious about how the law and the courts work in BC and Canada.
 
*are curious about how the law and the courts work in BC and Canada.
This guide 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.
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This guide 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.
 
 
== Guide Authors ==
 
  
This Guide was created by Courthouse Libraries BC Information Services staff Rebecca Slaven, Janet Freeman and Kate Sloan.
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== Acknowledgements ==
  
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*''Content development:'' This guide is based on a series of handouts created by former Courthouse Libraries BC librarian Rebecca Slaven. Additional content has been created by CLBC librarians Janet Freeman, Kate Sloan and Roman Lanzarotta.
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*''Project coordinator:'' Janet Freeman
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*''Reviewers:'' Nancy Hannum, Drew Jackson, Brenda Rose
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*''Plain language editing:'' Gayla Reid
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*''Technical support:'' Desy Wahyuni
  
 
== Clicklaw Wikibooks ==
 
== Clicklaw Wikibooks ==
  
Clicklaw Wikibooks are collaboratively developed, plain language legal publications that are can be read online and can also be printed. The authors update the Guide online on Clicklaw Wikibooks at wiki.clicklaw.bc.ca, which should be consulted for the most recent information on topics covered by this Guide.
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Clicklaw Wikibooks are plain language legal publications that can be read online and can also be printed. The guides are developed collaboratively by authors with extensive expertise in particular areas of law. The authors update the guides online on [[Main_Page|Clicklaw Wikibooks]]. Check the website to make sure you have the most recent information.
 
 
  
 
==Your comments==
 
==Your comments==
  
Your comments on the content and format of this Guide are most appreciated. Please forward them to:
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Your comments on the content and format of this guide are most appreciated. Please forward them to:
  
 
: Courthouse Libraries BC
 
: Courthouse Libraries BC
 
: Phone: 1-800-665-2570
 
: Phone: 1-800-665-2570
 
: Email: [mailto:editor@clicklaw.bc.ca editor@clicklaw.bc.ca]
 
: Email: [mailto:editor@clicklaw.bc.ca editor@clicklaw.bc.ca]
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Latest revision as of 13:02, 8 October 2015

Who this Guide is for

This guide can help if you:

  • want to find out how to handle a legal problem you are having,
  • need information about representing yourself in court, or
  • are curious about how the law and the courts work in BC and Canada.

This guide 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.

Acknowledgements

  • Content development: This guide is based on a series of handouts created by former Courthouse Libraries BC librarian Rebecca Slaven. Additional content has been created by CLBC librarians Janet Freeman, Kate Sloan and Roman Lanzarotta.
  • Project coordinator: Janet Freeman
  • Reviewers: Nancy Hannum, Drew Jackson, Brenda Rose
  • Plain language editing: Gayla Reid
  • Technical support: Desy Wahyuni

Clicklaw Wikibooks

Clicklaw Wikibooks are plain language legal publications that can be read online and can also be printed. The guides are developed collaboratively by authors with extensive expertise in particular areas of law. The authors update the guides online on Clicklaw Wikibooks. Check the website to make sure you have the most recent information.

Your comments

Your comments on the content and format of this guide are most appreciated. Please forward them to:

Courthouse Libraries BC
Phone: 1-800-665-2570
Email: editor@clicklaw.bc.ca
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