Submission on Provincial Court Family Rules

In December 2019, West Coast LEAF and Rise Women’s Legal Centre collaborated to respond to the BC government’s request for input about proposed new Provincial Court Family Rules. We urged the government to adopt a framework that would take into account the realities of gender-based violence and reduce barriers in access to justice. We also made the point that new rules alone are unlikely to improve users’ experiences of the family law system without a significant expansion of resources.

Read our submission.