This page is a search portal into the City of North Vancouver bylaws database.

Law Websites

JP Boyd on Family Law

Written in plain language, with rollover definitions for legal words and phrases, JP Boyd on Family Law provides practical, in-depth coverage of family law and divorce law in British Columbia. The library also has a reference copy at the 3rd floor reference desk.

People's Law School's Guide to Unbundled Legal Services

"Unbundling" is a new service model for family law in British Columbia. Instead of hiring a lawyer to handle the entire case, a user can hire a lawyer to handle specific parts. This is much more affordable than hiring a lawyer in the traditional way.

North Vancouver City Bylaws

This page is a search portal into the City of North Vancouver bylaws database.

Canadian Bar Association Lawyer Referral

Enables the public to access lawyers practicing in the field of law required for the particular situation and provides the opportunity to have a consultation with a lawyer.

BC Courthouse Services

Info on jury duty; courthouse roles and responsibilities; submitting and requesting court documents; daily court proceedings; pay or dispute a ticket; info on small claims court.

Canadian Law List

Search for a lawyer with this Canadian law directory listing over 55,000 lawyers and 19,000 law offices.

Canadian Legal Information Institute

Legal information and links to statutes and regulations for the governments of Canada and the provinces and territories.


"Clicklaw is a website aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia. It features legal information and education, but it is not a site of laws. Instead, Clicklaw features legal information and education designed for the public from over 25 contributor organizations, as well as selected others."

Criminal Justice System

"The Department of Justice is committed to helping keep Canadian families safe and secure, while supporting victims of crime. We work with organizations in communities across the country to address victims' needs and to help youth who are in conflict with the law. The Department also monitors trends in criminal law and develops options for law reform".


Dial-A-Law is a library of scripts prepared by lawyers, available by telephone and on the Internet.

Duhaime's Legal Dictionary

"Legal terms and concepts painstakingly researched and written in plain language by Lloyd Duhaime."

Getting Divorced

"If you separate or divorce, you will need to make many important decisions such as where you will live and how you will manage your finances. If you have children, their needs must be your priority. As a first step, learn about your rights and responsibilities. Some family laws are federal while others are provincial or territorial. It is important to understand which family laws apply to your situation.."

Legal Services Society of British Columbia

Information about legal aid in BC and Legal Services Society (LSS) services, including LawLINE.

Settlement Workers Guide to Helping Clients with Legal Information and Legal Referrals

Settlement workers and others working with immigrants are often the first point of contact for people who may not know that the law can help with their problem. Providing legal information and referrals at this early stage can help clients learn about the law, the legal system and where they can go for more help.

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