Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC

Free publications

Click the categories below to see all of our publications. You can read them online in PDF. Or you can order print copies for free.

Categories


Clear Skies

A graphic novel about family violence and your legal rights


Encouraging Disclosure

Fact sheet explains why clients may not disclose relationship violence to their lawyer, and provides steps a lawyer can take to encourage disclosure


For Your Protection

Explains how and when to apply for peace bonds and family law protection orders, and what the differences are between them


If You Have a No Contact Order Made Against You

Explains what it means when the court makes a no contact order against you


Is Your Client Safe?

A resource for family law lawyers and advocates that describes relationship violence, the signs of abuse, and the risk factors


Leaving Abuse

A graphic novel about a young mother who leaves her abusive partner, and the steps she takes to get the support and legal aid she needs


Live Safe, End Abuse

Fact sheets about relationship abuse that explain what abuse is and where people who are being abused can get help


Mothers Leaving Abusive Partners

Plain language guide to legal process and terms for women with or without children who've been abused by their intimate partner (such as a spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend)


Relationship Violence Client Resources

Fact sheet for lawyers provides resources to help their client stay safe and get help with non-legal issues


Relationship Violence Legal Resources

Fact sheet provides resources relating to relationship violence, abuse, and the law


Safety in Relationships for Trans Folk

Describes relationship abuse, provides tips for staying safer, dispels common myths, and lists community resources where help is available


Safety in Same-Gender Relationships

Describes relationship abuse, provides tips for staying safer, dispels common myths, and lists community resources where help is available


Safety Planning for You and Your Staff

Fact sheet provides safety planning steps for lawyers in their workplace


Safety Planning for Your Client

Fact sheet provides lawyers with the steps their client can take to start a safety plan and remain safe, and tells lawyers where to get more information and resources