LSS Publication Readability

How much legal understanding
is needed?

Level 1 — None needed.
No legal understanding required. Outline or “first step” information, written in clear language for those with no previous knowledge or experience with the law.

Level 2 — Some helpful.
Some understanding helpful but not essential. Offers all basic information on a topic, meant for those who are reasonably comfortable reading and who may have a general sense of some legal concepts.

Level 3 — Some needed.
Basic familiarity assumed. Detailed material, written primarily as a reference for the advocate/intermediary audience, although accessible to members of the public with adequate literacy skills.

Aboriginal people

Level 1

Aboriginal Child Protection - level 1

Aboriginal Child Protection Wallet Card - level 1

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website bookmark - level 1

Are You Aboriginal? Do You Need Information About Your Legal Rights? - level 1

Clear Skies - level 1

Clear Skies poster - level 1

Clear Skies promotional toolkit - level 1

Emily's Choice - level 1

Emily's Choice poster - level 1

Emily's Choice promotional toolkit - level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

Live Safe, End Abuse - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Parenting - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Safety Planning - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection/Removal Matters - level 1

Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families - level 1

Understanding Court Orders and Hearings - level 1

Understanding Delegated Aboriginal Agencies - level 1

Understanding the Extended Family Program - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

A Guide to Aboriginal Harvesting Rights - level 2

Coping with Separation Handbook - level 2

Gladue Primer - level 2

Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing - level 2

Income Assistance on Reserve in BC - level 2

Is That Legal? - level 2

Living Together or Living Apart - level 2

Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

What's First Nations Court? - level 2

Your Gladue Rights - level 2

Level 3

Aboriginal Child Protection Process (flow chart) - level 3

Estate Administration On-Reserve - level 3

Estate Administration On-Reserve: Templates package - level 3

Abuse & family violence

Level 1

Clear Skies - level 1

Clear Skies poster - level 1

Family Law in BC: Quick Reference Tool - level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Leaving Abuse - level 1

Live Safe, End Abuse - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Parenting - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Safety Planning - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

Encouraging Disclosure - level 2

For Your Protection - level 2

Guide to the New BC Family Law Act - level 2

Is That Legal? - level 2

Is Your Client Safe? - level 2

Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners - level 2

Relationship Violence Client Resources - level 2

Relationship Violence Legal Resources - level 2

Safety in Relationships for Trans Folk - level 2

Safety in Same-Gender Relationships - level 2

Safety Planning for You and Your Staff - level 2

Safety Planning for Your Client - level 2

Sponsorship Breakdown - level 2

Level 3

Child Protection Process in British Columbia (flow chart) - level 3

Crimes & offences

Level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time - level 1

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You - level 1

If You're Charged with a Crime - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Live Safe, End Abuse - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Speaking to the Judge Before You're Sentenced - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

A Guide to Aboriginal Harvesting Rights - level 2

Assault - level 2

Breach of a Court Order - level 2

Defending Yourself... Series - level 2

Gladue Primer - level 2

Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing - level 2

How to Appeal Your Conviction - level 2

How to Appeal Your Sentence - level 2

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial - level 2

Is That Legal? - level 2

Mischief - level 2

Possession of an Illegal Drug - level 2

Possession of Property Under $5,000 Obtained by Crime - level 2

Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial - level 2

Theft Under $5,000 - level 2

What's First Nations Court? - level 2

Your Gladue Rights - level 2

Debt

Level 2

Can't Pay Your Mortgage? - level 2

Level 3

Consumer Law and Credit/Debt Law - level 3

Families & children

Level 1

All About Mediation (infographic poster) - level 1

Family Law in BC: Quick Reference Tool - level 1

How Can We Resolve Our Family Law Issues (poster) - level 1

If Your Child Is Taken - level 1

Level 2

Coping with Separation Handbook - level 2

Guide to the New BC Family Law Act - level 2

How to Become a Child's Guardian - level 2

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Child Protection Case - level 2

Living Together or Living Apart - level 2

New BC Family Law Act: Frequently Asked Questions - level 2

Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

Level 3

Child Protection Process in British Columbia (flow chart) - level 3

Getting Parenting and Support Orders (flow chart) - level 3

Gays, lesbians, trans, & bisexuals

Level 2

How to Apply for Welfare - level 2

Safety in Relationships for Trans Folk - level 2

Safety in Same-Gender Relationships - level 2

Housing & tenancy

Level 2

Can't Pay Your Mortgage? - level 2

How to Apply for Welfare - level 2

Landlord Guide - level 2

Tenant Survival Guide - level 2

Your Welfare Rights - level 2

Level 3

Consumer Law and Credit/Debt Law - level 3

Immigrants & refugees

Level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Need Help with Your Refugee Claim? - level 1

Parenting - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Safety Planning - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

Coping with Separation Handbook - level 2

How to Apply for Welfare - level 2

Is That Legal? - level 2

Refugee Claim Flow Chart - level 2

Refugee Hearing Preparation - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

Sponsorship Breakdown - level 2

Your Welfare Rights - level 2

Legal help & lawyers

Level 1

Aboriginal Child Protection Wallet Card - level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

How Can We Resolve Our Family Law Issues (poster) - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Leaving Abuse - level 1

Legal Aid Can Help You - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Safety Planning - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

Gladue Primer - level 2

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Child Protection Case - level 2

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial - level 2

Is Your Client Safe? - level 2

Relationship Violence Client Resources - level 2

Relationship Violence Legal Resources - level 2

Safety Planning for You and Your Staff - level 2

Safety Planning for Your Client - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

Working with Your Legal Aid Lawyer - level 2

Level 3

Aboriginal Child Protection Process (flow chart) - level 3

Child Protection Process in British Columbia (flow chart) - level 3

Legal system & courts

Level 1

Aboriginal Child Protection - level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

If You Can't Pay Your Court Fine on Time - level 1

If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You - level 1

If You're Charged with a Crime - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Live Safe, End Abuse - level 1

Men Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Speaking to the Judge Before You're Sentenced - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

Understanding Court Orders and Hearings - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

How to Appeal Your Conviction - level 2

How to Appeal Your Sentence - level 2

If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Criminal Trial - level 2

Representing Yourself in a Criminal Trial - level 2

What's First Nations Court? - level 2

Your Gladue Rights - level 2

Level 3

Aboriginal Child Protection Process (flow chart) - level 3

Child Protection Process in British Columbia (flow chart) - level 3

Getting Parenting and Support Orders (flow chart) - level 3

Pensions, benefits, & welfare

Level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Level 2

How to Apply for Welfare - level 2

Income Assistance on Reserve in BC - level 2

Sponsorship Breakdown - level 2

Your Welfare Rights - level 2

Promotional materials

Level 1

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website bookmark - level 1

Are You Aboriginal? Do You Need Information About Your Legal Rights? - level 1

Clear Skies poster - level 1

Clear Skies promotional toolkit - level 1

Emily's Choice poster - level 1

Emily's Choice promotional toolkit - level 1

Legal Aid Can Help You - level 1

Lost in the Legal Maze? (poster) - level 1

Lost in the Legal Maze? (wallet card) - level 1

MyLawBC Foreclosure Plan Poster - level 1

MyLawBC Get a Will Poster - level 1

MyLawBC Separation Agreement Poster - level 1

Level 2

MyLawBC Poster - level 2

Staying out of court

Level 1

All About Mediation (infographic poster) - level 1

Family Law in BC: Quick Reference Tool - level 1

How Can We Resolve Our Family Law Issues (poster) - level 1

Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families - level 1

Level 2

Guide to the New BC Family Law Act - level 2

Living Together or Living Apart - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

Wills, estates, & life planning

Level 3

Estate Administration On-Reserve - level 3

Estate Administration On-Reserve: Templates package - level 3

Women

Level 1

Clear Skies - level 1

Clear Skies poster - level 1

Getting Help from the Police or RCMP - level 1

If Your Sponsor Abuses You - level 1

Leaving Abuse - level 1

Live Safe, End Abuse - level 1

Parenting - level 1

Protection Orders - level 1

Safety Planning - level 1

The Criminal Court Process - level 1

What Is Abuse? - level 1

What to Do About Money - level 1

Women Abused by Their Partners - level 1

Level 2

Coping with Separation Handbook - level 2

For Your Protection - level 2

How to Apply for Welfare - level 2

Is That Legal? - level 2

Living Together or Living Apart - level 2

Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners - level 2

Separation Agreements - level 2

Sponsorship Breakdown - level 2