Access to Justice

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

By |2019-03-15T12:59:50-08:00March 15th, 2019|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 |2019-03-06T18:05:17-08:00March 6th, 2019|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 [...]