March 14, 2011

Paralegals Offer Free Help With Legal Documents

Volunteer paralegals in British Columbia are offering free help with drafting legal documents, including court forms, for people representing themselves in civil litigation matters (note that family law issues are excluded).  The paralegals assist clients in hour-long appointments under the supervision of volunteer duty counsel lawyers.  The Amici Curiae Pro Bono Paralegal Program is a partnership between the Law Courts Centre, Access Pro Bono BC and the Vancouver Justice Access Centre.

The pilot program runs every Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 pm at the Vancouver Justice Access Centre at 800 Hornby Street in Vancouver.  Those interested in a getting assistance with preparing legal documents can make an appointment by calling 604 660-2084. 

3 comments:

  1. They're doing a good share of service to the community.

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  2. Volunteer paralegals are doing a great job.

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  3. Oh' that seems so cool! I think many will get interested with this free help with legal documents. Thanks for sharing.

    -seff-

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