There are 89 court locations throughout the province, 43 of which include court registries. Registries provide services to the public and legal community, including starting a court action, filing court documents, accessing court file information, paying fines or requesting information on court processes.
A jury is a group of people who have been selected to observe a trial in a court of law. A jury may be called for either a criminal or a civil trial. They decide together if an accused person is guilty of the charges against them, or if a specific claim has been proven.
This section provides information about what services are available in court registries and how courthouses are kept safe and secure. You can learn about the roles and responsibilities of courthouse staff and career opportunities.
In this section you can find information about submitting court documents and forms and learn how to request a court transcript. Information on who can access court files is also included here.
This section includes information on paying or disputing a provincial violation or federal contravention violation ticket, and legally encumbered payments and garnishments.
Small claims processes in B.C. have changed.
The execution of court orders issued in a civil proceeding can only be performed by court bailiffs under contract with the Ministry of Attorney General.