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  1. LEGAL JEOPARDY Click Once to Begin Using Clicklaw to Answer Legal Information Questions

  2. LEGAL JEOPARDY! CARS, HOMES AND JOBS YOUR FAMILY DEBT AND MONEY MATTERS LIFE PLANNING HELP IN YOUR COMMUNITY 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500

  3. LEGAL JEOPARDY! CARS, HOMES AND JOBS YOUR FAMILY DEBT AND MONEY MATTERS LIFE PLANNING HELP IN YOUR COMMUNITY 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500

  4. YOUR NEIGHBOUR’S TREE OVERHANGS YOUR YARD AND YOU DON’T LIKE IT.YOU CAN:

  5. Do nothing. You are not allowed to touch your neighbour’s property • Cut back branches overhanging your property • Hire an arborist to cut down the tree, bill your neighbour

  6. Dial-a-law scripts Neighbour LawA resource found thru Clicklaw • Cut back branches • overhanging your property

  7. TRUE OR FALSE:IF YOU GET A TRAFFIC TICKET AND SIGN IT, THEN YOU’VE ADMITTED YOU’RE GUILTY

  8. Defending Traffic TicketsAn online self-help kit available via Clicklaw FALSE

  9. HOW MANY DAYS DO YOU HAVE TO COME UP WITH THE RENT TO CANCEL AN EVICTION NOTICE FOR UNPAID RENT? A. 1 day C. 7 daysB. 5 days D. 14 days

  10. Tenant Survival GuideA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title B. 5 days

  11. TRUE OR FALSE:PEOPLE RECEIVING PWD BENEFITS MUST HAVE AN EMPLOYMENT PLAN

  12. Employment and People with DisabilitiesA fact sheet found thru Clicklaw FALSE

  13. TRUE OR FALSE:THE LAW DOES NOT REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PAY WORKERS IF THEY ARE SICK AND CANNOT WORK

  14. Working in BC: Your Legal Rights & ResponsibilitiesA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title TRUE

  15. A CHILD PROTECTION WORKER INVESTIGATING A COMPLAINT CAN…

  16. Speak to your child alone • Come to your home anytime • Speak to anyone who knows your child • All of the above • None of the above

  17. Parents’ Rights, Kids’ RightsAvailable online thru Clicklaw, and a LawMatters Recommended Title D. All of the above

  18. UNDER BC FAMILY LAW, YOU’RE IN A COMMON-LAW RELATIONSHIP IF YOU’VE LIVED WITH YOUR PARTNER FOR…

  19. one year or more • two years or more • five years or more

  20. Living Together or Living ApartA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title B. two years or more

  21. IN A SPOUSAL ASSAULT SITUATION, A PEACE BOND IS A. a criminal chargeB. an order that police apply for C. an order from a family court

  22. For Your Protection: Peace Bonds and Restraining OrdersA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title B. an order that police apply for

  23. TRUE OR FALSE: A GRANDPARENT IN BC HAS NO LEGAL RIGHT TO ACCESS TO THEIR GRANDCHILD

  24. Family Law in BC website fact sheetsA website available through Clicklaw FALSE Grandparents have a legal right to apply for access in British Columbia.

  25. IF A COUPLE IS SEEKING A DIVORCE, WHICH COURT DO THEY NEED TO GO BEFORE TO SETTLE A DISPUTE OVER FAMILY PROPERTY?

  26. Provincial (Family) Court • Small Claims Court • Supreme Court of BC

  27. Family Law WebsiteA website available through Clicklaw C. Supreme Court of BC

  28. TRUE OR FALSE: IF YOU CAN’T PAY A COURT FINE BY A CERTAIN DATE, YOUR ONLY OPTION IS TO GO TO JAIL

  29. If You Can’t Pay Your Court Fine on Time from Legal Services SocietyA resource found thru Clicklaw FALSE

  30. WHO DO YOU NEED TO HELP YOU WHEN YOU START BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS? • Your banker • A trustee in bankruptcy • A lawyer

  31. Legal Help for British ColumbiansA resource found thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title B. A trustee in bankruptcy

  32. TRUE OR FALSE: YOU STOP RECEIVING PWD BENEFITS IF YOU RECEIVE AN INHERITANCE

  33. Trusts for People Receiving the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit, from the BC Coalition of People with DisbilitiesA factsheet available thru Clicklaw FALSE If you set up a trust

  34. HOW MANY WEEKS DOES AN EMPLOYABLE PERSON NEED TO SEARCH FOR WORK BEFORE THEY CAN GET WELFARE?

  35. 1 week2 weeks3 weeks4 weeks

  36. Your Welfare RightsA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title 3 weeks

  37. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS ARE DEBT COLLECTORS ALLOWED TO DO?

  38. verbally contact a debtor at work repeatedly • call a debtor’s relative on a Sunday between 1 and 5pm • use threatening or coercive language • publish a debtor’s failure to pay

  39. Consumer Law and Credit/Debt Law: A Guide for British ColumbiaA manual available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title B. call a debtor’s relative on a Sunday between 1 and 5pm

  40. IF YOU MISS A MORTGAGE PAYMENT, IN BC THE LENDER CAN’T SELL YOUR HOUSE WITHOUT ONE OF TWO THINGS. THOSE TWO THINGS ARE…

  41. Can’t Pay Your Mortgage? What You Can Do If You’re Facing Foreclosure A booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title your consent or a court order

  42. TRUE OR FALSE: IF YOU’RE DIVORCED, YOUR EX AUTOMATICALLY GETS CUSTODY OF YOUR KIDS IF YOU DIE.

  43. Writing Your WillBooklet available thru Clicklaw and a Law Matters Recommended Title FALSE As long as you name a guardian in your will

  44. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU USE TO APPOINT SOMEONE TO MAKE HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ON YOUR BEHALF IF YOU’RE INCAPACITATED?

  45. A. A will B. A power of attorney C. An enduring power of attorney D. A representation agreement

  46. Representation Agreement OverviewA fact-sheet available on the web thru Clicklaw D. A representation agreement

  47. Daily Double!!! WHEN AN ABORIGNAL PERSON WHO LIVED ON RESERVE DIES, THEIR WILL MUST BE APPROVED BY: The Band Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada The BC Probate Registry

  48. Writing Your Own Will, A Guide for First Nations People Living on ReserveA booklet available thru Clicklaw B. Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

  49. TRUE OR FALSE: IF SOMEONE HAS APPOINTED YOU AS THEIR EXECUTOR, YOU HAVE TO DO THE JOB

  50. Being an ExecutorA booklet available thru Clicklaw and a LawMatters Recommended Title FALSE You can resign as long as you haven’t “intermeddled” in the estate.