What to do if you get a legal letter

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If you get a formal letter in the mail demanding you make a payment by a certain date, you should always respond right away.
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Most people don’t interact with the law on a day-to-day basis. So when you receive a letter in the mail that makes a demand, such as that you pay money or stop doing something, it can come as a shock. But we can walk you through how to respond. 

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  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in July 2022
  • Time to read: 8 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

David Kandestin, People's Law School

David Kandestin

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