Understanding Court Orders and Hearings

This fact sheet describes many of the court orders and hearings involved in child protection cases. It is written in plain language and contains an area for writing notes about the details of your case. Updated to conform to the new BC Family Law Act (March 18, 2013).

See also: Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection/Removal Matters, Understanding Delegated Aboriginal Agencies, Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families, and Understanding the Extended Family Program.

Find out more about Aboriginal legal rights in BC on the Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website.

This publication is in clear language for people who don't know about the law.


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