Thursday, February 7, 2013

New Legal Information Online - February 2013

New on Clicklaw:

Defending Yourself: Theft Under $5,000 Legal Services Society [24pp PDF] 2012 (replaces the title What to Do If You Are Charged with Theft Under $5,000) Includes flow chart ‘from your criminal charge to your trial’.

Guide to the New BC Family Law Act (translated into French, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Spanish and Punjabi) Legal Services Society, [30 pp PDF] 2012.

HIV Testing Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights BC Civil Liberties Association [24 pp PDF] 2012

Order to Waive Fees Package Court Services Branch BC, 2012.

Other online resources:

Forsaken: The Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry Executive Summary [180 pp PDF or ePub format] 2012

A National ID Card by Stealth? The BC Services Card BC Civil Liberties Association [Online report with links to resources] October 2012

Blog posts:

Client Data and Privacy Laws for Small Organizations Event Clicklaw Blog, February 3, 2013

Data Privacy Day Blogosaurus Lex, Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta, January 28, 2012. List of articles from Law Now magazine on privacy in Canada,

JESS – a virtual assistant for navigating BC Small Claims Court matters Clicklaw Blog, February 7, 2013

Last British Columbia Decision on Parental Support Released The Blog, JP Boyd’s BC Family Law Resource, February 4, 2013

Misogyny and the estate plan in the case of Werbenuk Estate (a parent cannot disinherit children on the basis of gender) The Stream, Courthouse Libraries BC, January 18, 2013

The Salvation Army’s Pro Bono Program closes its doors Elan, Legal Services Society, November 30, 2012

Tricky Legislation: Changes to Employment Insurance The Stream, Courthouse Libraries BC, January 22, 2013

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