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BC's legal system
The law is complicated and sometimes confusing. This section has information on the different courts in BC, their processes, and how to get help from a lawyer or advocate. You can also find technical tips on forms and applications.
Going to court is usually a last resort, but sometimes you don't have a choice. We have tips to help you prepare for your day in court and cope with the stress of going through the court process.
Family cases in Victoria
If your case is in Victoria Provincial (Family) Court, you will follow different procedures. See Family matters at the Victoria Courthouse.
If you've received documents from your ex about a case they've opened and you don't know what to do next, click I've been served below.
Courts, forms, and all that legal jazz
See how others navigate the legal process with their family issues.
Which court to go to?
Leila explains how she and her ex decided which court to take their family issues to.