First Nations and Metis Outreach Program

 

General Description of the Service

 

The Law Centre may provide legal advice, assistance and representation to First Nations' and Metis clients who live in the Capital Regional District and who cannot afford a lawyer.

The Law Centre can also promote and facilitate access to the Human Rights Clinic program by First Nations' individuals through outreach initiatives.

The Law Centre will work with First Nations communities and organizations to provide accessible, holistic, legal services to their members.


 

Specific Services

 

The Law Centre can:

  • Provide advice and assistance in a variety of legal areas including: wills, residential school claims, housing, small claims, criminal and family matters;
  • Provide legal advice about human rights issues such as discrimination, duty to accommodate and individual rights;
  • Assist in the preparation of Human Rights complaints and represent clients in settlement discussions and at hearings before the BC Human Rights Tribunal;
  • Provide legal advice about family law issues such as divorce, custody, access, support and restraining orders;
  • Assist in the preparation of documents needed for Provincial Court and Supreme Court cases;
  • Represent clients in Provincial Court with support and restraining order applications not covered by Legal Aid;
  • Assist clients in restoriative justice programs and diversion;
  • Represent clients in Provincial Court with criminal matters not covered by Legal Aid.

 

Call Susan for information or to make an appointment. Her telephone number is: 250-385 1221.

Or drop by  the Law Centre Office which is located at:

225-850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria

Drop-In Hours for the Law Centre are:

Monday to Friday

9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m

We look forward to assisting you.

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