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| title = Consumer and Debt Law
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a resource for advocates and other legal professionals helping clients with consumer or debt problems.}}
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| title = LSLAP Manual
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| description = The reference manual used by law students giving legal advice in British Columbia.}}
 
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| title = JP Boyd on Family Law
 
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| description = A practical, in-depth, plain-language manual of family law and divorce law in British Columbia.}}
 
| description = A practical, in-depth, plain-language manual of family law and divorce law in British Columbia.}}
 
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| description = Scripts from the [[Canadian Bar Association BC Branch]] written by lawyers and covering over 130 legal topics. }}
 
| description = Scripts from the [[Canadian Bar Association BC Branch]] written by lawyers and covering over 130 legal topics. }}
 
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| title = Legal Help for British Columbians
 
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| description = Quick answers and BC legal referral information for common legal troubles. }}
 
| description = Quick answers and BC legal referral information for common legal troubles. }}
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| title = Scams to Avoid
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a resource for British Columbians on how to spot and guard against scams that try to trick you out of your money.}}
 
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| title = Legal Issues in Residential Care
 
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| description = From [[BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support|BC CEAS]], an in-depth legal handbook for seniors & their advocates.}}  
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| title = Tenant Survival Guide
 
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| description = From [[Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre|TRAC]], a legal resource on residential tenancy law for tenants.}}  
 
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| title = A Death in Your Family
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a legal resource on consumer law in BC.}}
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a resource on what to do when a loved one dies.}}
 
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| title = Transitioning an Existing Society
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a legal resource for people dealing with the death of a family member.}}
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| description = From [[Drew Jackson]], a resource for non-profits transitioning under the new Act.}}
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| title = Societies Act FAQs
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| description = From [[Law for Non Profits]], Q&A about compliance, key documents and transitioning under the new Act.}}
 
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| title = Driving in BC
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a legal resource for new drivers. }}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a legal resource for new drivers. }}
 
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| title = Learning about the Law Wikibook
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a general resource to help readers understand their legal rights and responsibilities under Canadian law.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a general resource to help readers understand their legal rights and responsibilities under Canadian law.}}
 
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| title = Human Trafficking in Canada
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], general information for anyone who wants to learn more about the crime of human trafficking.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], general information for anyone who wants to learn more about the crime of human trafficking.}}
 
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| title = Paying Taxes in BC
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a guide for newcomers and new taxpayers who want to know about their tax obligations.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a guide for newcomers and new taxpayers who want to know about their tax obligations.}}
 
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| title = Workplace Bullying and Harassment
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], information on what workers, employers, and supervisors need to know and do, and where you can get help or more information around workplace bullying and harassment.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], information on what workers, employers, and supervisors need to know and do, and where you can get help or more information around workplace bullying and harassment.}}
 
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| title = Being an Executor
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], practical information about acting as an executor under BC's new ''Wills, Estates and Succession Act''.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], practical information about acting as an executor under BC's new ''Wills, Estates and Succession Act''.}}
 
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| title = Family Violence and Abuse
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], information on forms of abuse, legal protection options and the criminal court process.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], information on forms of abuse, legal protection options and the criminal court process.}}
 
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| title = Writing Your Will
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], information for people who want to know more about wills under BC's new ''Wills, Estates and Succession Act''.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], information for people who want to know more about wills under BC's new ''Wills, Estates and Succession Act''.}}
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], information for people who want to know what a power of attorney is, who can act as one, and what their powers and duties are in BC.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], information for people who want to know what a power of attorney is, who can act as one, and what their powers and duties are in BC.}}
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], basic information about child support in BC.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], basic information about child support in BC.}}
 
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| description = From [[People's Law School]], a resource about what parents are legally required to do to care for their children and where to go for help if you are unable to care for your children.}}
 
| description = From [[People's Law School]], a resource about what parents are legally required to do to care for their children and where to go for help if you are unable to care for your children.}}
 
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| description = From [[Courthouse Libraries BC]], a how-to for legal research and representing yourself in court in British Columbia.}}
 
| description = From [[Courthouse Libraries BC]], a how-to for legal research and representing yourself in court in British Columbia.}}
 
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[[File:CBA_dial_thumb.PNG|160px|left|alt=Canadian Bar Association BC Branch Logo|link=Canadian Bar Association BC Branch]]In April 2015 [[Canadian Bar Association BC Branch]] joined Clicklaw Wikibooks and added [[Dial-A-Law]] to the collection. A formal [http://cbabc.org/News-Media/Media-Releases/2015/Dial-A-Law-Joins-Clicklaw-Wikibooks press release] was issued in time for [http://cbabc.org/LawWeek/Home Law Week 2015]. <br/>[[Dial-A-Law]] covers over 130 legal topics. It is available in a variety of e-reader, mobile and tablet-friendly formats (PDF and EPUB) or can be read online. You can also order the [[Dial-A-Law]] collection as a print-on-demand book, or call to listen to audio scripts. The entire [[Dial-A-Law]] collection will be printed as a 500+ page book and offered for free to over 240 BC public libraries later this year. For a full list of all Clicklaw Wikibooks title, see "[[Clicklaw Wikibooks|More Wikibooks...]]" link.
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[[People's Law School]] is delighted to relaunch a tried and true resource, [[Consumer and Debt Law]], as a Clicklaw Wikibook. This problem-solving manual for advocates and other legal professionals helping clients with consumer or debt problems is now fully updated, fully online, and also available by print-on-demand
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Published originally by Legal Services Society, the manual covers over 45 topics on problems people experience with consumer purchases, contracts, borrowing money, and being in debt. Each section includes sample client problems, a summary of the relevant law, a recap of information needed from the client, and suggestions for solving the client's problem. The information is current to August 2018.
 
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Consumer and Debt Law thumb image.jpg Consumer and Debt Law
From People's Law School, a resource for advocates and other legal professionals helping clients with consumer or debt problems.
Download PDF


LSLAP Manual thumb image.jpg LSLAP Manual
The reference manual used by law students giving legal advice in British Columbia.
Download PDF


JP Boyd on Family Law thumb image.jpg JP Boyd on Family Law
A practical, in-depth, plain-language manual of family law and divorce law in British Columbia.
Download PDF


Dial-A-Law thumb image.jpg Dial-A-Law
Scripts from the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch written by lawyers and covering over 130 legal topics.
Download PDF


Legal Help for British Columbians thumb image.jpg Legal Help for British Columbians
Quick answers and BC legal referral information for common legal troubles.
Download PDF


Scams to Avoid thumb image.jpg Scams to Avoid
From People's Law School, a resource for British Columbians on how to spot and guard against scams that try to trick you out of your money.
Download PDF


Legal Issues in Residential Care thumb image.jpg Legal Issues in Residential Care
From Seniors First BC, an in-depth legal handbook for seniors & their advocates.
Download PDF


Tenant Survival Guide thumb image.jpg Tenant Survival Guide
From TRAC, a legal resource on residential tenancy law for tenants.
Download PDF


A Death in Your Family thumb image.jpg A Death in Your Family
From People's Law School, a resource on what to do when a loved one dies.
Download PDF


Transitioning an Existing Society thumb image.jpg Transitioning an Existing Society
From Drew Jackson, a resource for non-profits transitioning under the new Act.
Download PDF


Societies Act FAQs thumb image.jpg Societies Act FAQs
From Law for Non Profits, Q&A about compliance, key documents and transitioning under the new Act.
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Driving in BC thumb image.jpg Driving in BC
From People's Law School, a legal resource for new drivers.
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Learning about the Law Wikibook thumb image.jpg Learning about the Law Wikibook
From People's Law School, a general resource to help readers understand their legal rights and responsibilities under Canadian law.
Download PDF


Human Trafficking in Canada thumb image.jpg Human Trafficking in Canada
From People's Law School, general information for anyone who wants to learn more about the crime of human trafficking.
Download PDF


Paying Taxes in BC thumb image.jpg Paying Taxes in BC
From People's Law School, a guide for newcomers and new taxpayers who want to know about their tax obligations.
Download PDF


Workplace Bullying and Harassment thumb image.jpg Workplace Bullying and Harassment
From People's Law School, information on what workers, employers, and supervisors need to know and do, and where you can get help or more information around workplace bullying and harassment.
Download PDF


Being an Executor thumb image.jpg Being an Executor
From People's Law School, practical information about acting as an executor under BC's new Wills, Estates and Succession Act.
Download PDF


Family Violence and Abuse thumb image.jpg Family Violence and Abuse
From People's Law School, information on forms of abuse, legal protection options and the criminal court process.
Download PDF


Writing Your Will thumb image.jpg Writing Your Will
From People's Law School, information for people who want to know more about wills under BC's new Wills, Estates and Succession Act.
Download PDF


Power of Attorney thumb image.jpg Power of Attorney
From People's Law School, information for people who want to know what a power of attorney is, who can act as one, and what their powers and duties are in BC.
Download PDF


Child Support in BC thumb image.jpg Child Support in BC
From People's Law School, basic information about child support in BC.
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Child Protection in BC thumb image.jpg Child Protection in BC
From People's Law School, a resource about what parents are legally required to do to care for their children and where to go for help if you are unable to care for your children.
Download PDF


Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information thumb image.jpg Beginner's Guide to Finding Legal Information
From Courthouse Libraries BC, a how-to for legal research and representing yourself in court in British Columbia.
Download PDF


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Consumer and Debt Law

People's Law School is delighted to relaunch a tried and true resource, Consumer and Debt Law, as a Clicklaw Wikibook. This problem-solving manual for advocates and other legal professionals helping clients with consumer or debt problems is now fully updated, fully online, and also available by print-on-demand. Published originally by Legal Services Society, the manual covers over 45 topics on problems people experience with consumer purchases, contracts, borrowing money, and being in debt. Each section includes sample client problems, a summary of the relevant law, a recap of information needed from the client, and suggestions for solving the client's problem. The information is current to August 2018.

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