Helpful Links

The following resources* can help you on your journey as a self represented litigant and choosing the right path in family law.

CANADIAN LINKS:
https://representingyourselfcanada.com
This site provides a national resource for Canadians who are representing themselves in the courts. It contains useful links, blogs and other information.

https://representingyourselfcanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/NSRLP-General-Resources-Updated-Jan-13-2017.pdf
This is where you can find useful resources for self represented litigants and those who are doing legal coaching.

https://www.canlii.org/en/
Canlii is a free database that provides Canadian legal cases and legislation. This site is a must visit for anyone doing research about family law or any other legal area.

ALBERTA LINKS:

General:
https://www.cplea.ca
The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta provides information and resources for the general public with the mission of improving access to justice.

https://www.cplea.ca/publications/family-law/
The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta has many useful publications and resources for those in a family law dispute or divorce.

https://albertacourts.ca/
If you are looking for information about the Alberta Courts when dealing with a divorce or separation, this is the official site.

https://clg.ab.ca/legal-information/
Calgary Legal Guidance provides those in need with legal information and assistance. Their website has many useful resources.

Family Law:
http://www.law-faqs.org/national-faqs/divorce/
This is a helpful page of frequently asked questions for anyone with a divorce matter.

https://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/publications/bulletins_sheets_booklets/bulletins/Pages/booklet_becoming_a_parent.aspx
The Alberta Human Rights Commission has provided this helpful website to provide information about paternity and maternity rights in Alberta.

https://albertacourts.ca/qb/areas-of-law/family/divorce-forms
The Alberta courts have provided this page to give the general public useful information on divorce and family law forms and processes in the courts.

https://www.cplea.ca/wp-content/uploads/BecomingAPrivateGuardianForAChild.pdf
This is a useful booklet on becoming a private guardian of a child in the child welfare system.

https://www.alberta.ca/family-court-assistance.aspx
This government of Alberta website provides information on how to access a free family law court counsellor.

BRITISH COLUMBIA LINKS:

General:
https://www.bccourts.ca/
The courts of British Columbia have provided this website which gives information and resources including court forms. Useful in any divorce or family law action.

https://www.clicklaw.bc.ca
Provides online information on a variety of legal topics for those in British Columbia, including family law information.

http://lawcourtscenter.camp7.org/page-1770376
Helpful information for self represented litigants in BC.

https://legalaid.bc.ca/legal_aid
Legal Aid B.C. provides resources and B.C. family lawyers for those with limited means.

https://www.peopleslawschool.ca/publications
A great resource for self represented litigants with publications in many legal areas including family law

Family Law:
https://familylaw.lss.bc.ca
Family law and divorce information by the Legal Services Society.

https://familylaw.lss.bc.ca/
Legal Services Society provides many useful links and resources for those in a family law or divorce matter.

https://www.howtoseparate.ca
Online course from the Justice Education Society on separation and divorce.

*Crossroads Law does own or control any of the information in any of these links, nor does Crossroads Law have any financial interest in any of these links.