Community Legal Assistance Society - BC Judicial Review Self-Help Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use your Online Intake Form form to receive information about a decision that is not from one of the listed tribunals in the form?

Unfortunately, we can only provide assistance to clients who fit our program criteria.  Please look at the Other Places to Find Help section to search for someone who may be able to assist you if your legal issue falls outside our criteria.

I have a hearing coming up for a tribunal that is listed in your Online Intake Form form, can you help me with this hearing?

Unfortunately, we can only provide assistance to clients who have already received a decision from the tribunal. To find an advocate who might be able to help you, see our section on Other Places to Find Help.

I do not have Microsoft Office on my computer. How do I open the blank documents on this website?

You can download Apache OpenOffice, an alternative to Microsoft Suite, from this link. Apache OpenOffice Writer will let you to open and edit any blank documents on this website. If you are having problems with this, please email us at

I do not have Adobe Reader on my computer. How do I open the sample documents on this website?

You can download Adobe Reader from this link.

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Site by the Community Legal Assistance Society. Content available under Creative Commons CC BY-NC licence. This guide is made possible by funding from the British Columbia Ministry of Justice and the Law Foundation of British Columbia. This guide was originally produced by David Mossop, Q.C.
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