Options for legal help

Myth or fact?

If I don't qualify for free help because I earn too much, there's no option other than paying full cost for legal services.
  • Myth
  • Fact

Depending on how complex your legal issues are, it can be helpful to have a legal professional assist you. There are options for free and low-cost legal help.

What you should know

Finding a lawyer or notary

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in February 2023
  • Time to read: 4 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Drew Jackson, People's Law School

Drew Jackson

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Options for legal help

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