Professional Notices

CBABC has curated this select list of Professional Notices, including Practice Directions and Notices to the Profession from BC Courts, the Law Society and the Land Title & Survey Authority.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided here; however, lawyers should rely on original sources of these notices for the most current information.

Note: Professional Notices are archived after one year.

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Professional Notice

NP 19: Court Operations during COVID-19

  • September 01, 2021

The Provincial Court of British Columbia recognizes that the Province is still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to conduct proceedings virtually and in person throughout the Province.

Professional Notice

SM. CL. 02 - Small Claims Proceedings During COVID-19

  • May 25, 2021

This Practice Direction sets: (A) the default method of hearing and appearance for small claims proceedings; and (B) the timelines and processes for litigants to file required documents with the Court and, in some instances, serve the documents, in advance of a trial conference, settlement conference, application to a judge, payment hearing, or Rule 9.1 simplified trial.

Professional Notice

FAM 09 Consent Adjournment (FLA/FMEA)

  • May 17, 2021

Purpose: To set out the procedure for adjourning matters under the Family Law Act, S.B.C. 2011, c. 25 (FLA) or the Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 127 (FMEA) from one court date to another or to adjourn generally.