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Our court system in a nutshell

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Trial courts hear evidence and decide cases. British Columbia has two levels of trial court, Provincial Court and Supreme Court. Learn which type of cases each of these courts handle.

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in March 2018
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

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