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On November 28, 2016 BC's new ''[[Societies Act]]'' came into effect. Thousands of BC non-profits and member-run societies need to transition to the new Act, and be in compliance. Clicklaw Wikibooks has two new resources to assist:
 
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''[[Societies Act FAQs]]'' answers common questions about compliance for governing documents and model bylaws of an organization.</div>
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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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''[[Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC]]'' is a step-by-step approach to transitioning a society under the new Act.</div>
 
 
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<ul><li>If you are a contributor collaborating in developing and updating content on a Clicklaw Wikibook, see the [[Clicklaw Wikibooks Contributor Guide]] for step-by-step instructions on using the wiki platform.</li>  
 
<ul><li>If you are a contributor collaborating in developing and updating content on a Clicklaw Wikibook, see the [[Clicklaw Wikibooks Contributor Guide]] for step-by-step instructions on using the wiki platform.</li>  
 
<li>If you are a contributor to the main [http://clicklaw.bc.ca/content/partners Clicklaw website], you can find support on updating your organization's entries in the [[Clicklaw Website Contributor Guide]].</li></ul></div>
 
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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.
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LSLAP Manual thumb image.jpg LSLAP Manual
The reference manual used by law students giving legal advice in British Columbia.
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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.
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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.
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Legal Help for British Columbians thumb image.jpg Legal Help for British Columbians
Quick answers and BC legal referral information for common legal troubles.
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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.
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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.
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Tenant Survival Guide thumb image.jpg Tenant Survival Guide
From TRAC, a legal resource on residential tenancy law for tenants.
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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.
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Transitioning an Existing Society thumb image.jpg Transitioning an Existing Society
From Drew Jackson, a resource for non-profits transitioning under the new Act.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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