There are certain issues that can be problematic without legal advice from a lawyer and you may avoid future difficulties if you obtain initial advice from a lawyer. There are a number of low cost and free legal services available to the public. A list of services is available in Dial-A-Lawyer or by calling 604.687.4680 in the Lower Mainland Region or 1.800.565.5297 elsewhere in the British Columbia.
Publicly funded legal aid services are available in some circumstances through the Legal Services Society of British Columbia. They can be reached at www.lss.bc.ca. Other free or low cost services, including online legal information, are available from the following:
Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia
Clicklaw - Clicklaw Charades
Community Legal Assistance Society
JusticeBC [Criminal Justice Information and Support]
Justice Education Society
Legal Services Society
Pro Bono Law of BC
Salvation Army British Columbia Pro Bono Lawyer Consultant Program
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