→The next steps
The Parenting After Separation program is very useful to take, and you should seriously consider taking the course even if it isn't required in your court registry. The program is available [http://www.clicklaw.bc.ca/resource/4395 online]. The online course does not replace the need to attend an in-person course if that is otherwise required. You will have to file a certificate that you've completed the program.
For family law matters going through Provincial Court in the Victoria Registry, there is the [
http:// www.gov.bc.ca/ victoria-early-resolution Victoria Early Resolution and Case Management Model], described in a separate section in this chapter.
The additional steps that follow the commencement of a proceeding in the Provincial Court are a simplified version of the Supreme Court process. There are fewer hoops to jump through, but also fewer means to extract information and documents from the other side.