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Legal help & lawyers

Information on finding legal help and the legal profession.

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Free and low-cost legal help

Free and low-cost legal help

Options for free or low-cost legal help include legal aid, pro bono services, legal clinics, and advocates. As well, learn the best sources of legal information for resolving legal problems.

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Choosing a lawyer

Choosing a lawyer

A lawyer can help you understand how the law applies to your situation and help with any type of legal matter. Learn the steps involved in choosing a lawyer.

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Lawyers' fees

Lawyers' fees

Lawyers must be fair and transparent in the fees they charge. Learn about the types of fee arrangements lawyers use, and your options if you’re concerned about your lawyer’s bill.

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If you have a problem with a lawyer

If you have a problem with a lawyer

If you have concerns about a lawyer, you can make a complaint to the BC Law Society. Learn how to make a complaint and what to expect from the process.

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The Law Society, Bar Associations, and the Law Foundation

The Law Society, Bar Associations, and the Law Foundation

Several organizations play roles overseeing and supporting the legal profession in British Columbia. Learn how between them, they regulate lawyers, promote the interests of lawyers, and support access to justice.

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