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Where to Find Free and Low-Cost Legal Help in BC

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Access to Justice|

In addition to North Shore Pro Bono family mediation and estate planning clinics, there are other resources available in the community for free or low-cost legal help, including legal aid, other pro bono services, legal clinics and advocates. Some options are as follows: Battered Women’s Support Services: (Lower Mainland – Civil, Family) Provides education, advocacy [...]

North Shore Pro bono group to focus on family and estate law

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Access to Justice|

By Jessica Thompson/ Contributing writer, North Shore News, March 6, 2019 “There is a very large access to justice crisis in Canada in that lower and middle-income people increasingly don’t have access to legal services,” says Nicole Garton, co-founder of the new North Shore Pro Bono Society. It’s a crisis that hurts the most vulnerable [...]

North Shore Pro Bono Society – Upcoming Services Available

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Services Information|

Here are our upcoming services, with dates and times summarized: Pro Bono Family Mediation Clinic Second Friday of every month two hour sessions offered for two qualifying families at 10am and 1pm respectively To qualify, the family must have a combined gross income of less than $75,000 annually and less than $100,000 equity in assets, [...]

Launch of North Shore Pro Bono Society and the Access to Justice Challenge

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Access to Justice|

Welcome to the North Shore Pro Bono Society, founded by myself and Zahra Jenab, to offer West and North Vancouver residents of limited means quality pro bono legal services in the areas of family mediation and estate planning. Our goal and passion is to help those in our community who face access to justice barriers. [...]