Wednesday, September 17, 2008

New Legal Information Online Update

* Engaging Immigrant Women in the Legal System by Parminder Nizher and Daniela Escolar, Battered Women's Support Services, Vancouver. August 2008

* Canada's First Community Court opens in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside
News Release
Backgrounder
Tyee article Sept 5, 2008

* Seniors Housing Directory of BC Seniors Services Society, New Westminster. Directory can be searched by type of housing, and area. August 2008

* What happens next? Information for kids about separation and divorce [64 pp. PDF] Department of Justice, Government of Canada. May 2007

* What to Do If You Are Charged with a Drinking and Driving Offence Update [21 pp PDF] On July 2, 2008, new laws on impaired driving came into effect. Order the update from Legal Services Society publications . August 2008

Friday, September 5, 2008

New Legal Information Online Update

* How to arrange for substituted service (how to serve documents when the other party is avoiding service or not available) Legal Services Society, Family Law in BC website, September 2008

* The Rise and Fall of Welfare Time Limits in BC (37 pp. PDF) by Bruce Wallace and Tim Richards. Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group , June 2008

* Low Cost and Free Legal Services Canadian Bar Association/BC Branch, Dial A Law script, updated April 2008

* Doing Legal Research in Canada by Ted Tjaden on LLRX website, updated April 4, 2008

* "How to Sue the Police and Private Security in Small Claims Court" (108 pp, PDF) by David Eby and Emily Rix, download at PIVOT Legal website, 2007