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Media Release

Statement from CBABC President on courtroom safety

  • December 19, 2023

CBABC is concerned about the recent reporting of a person carrying a firearm into a BC courtroom. In addition, two lawyers defending an accused in a high-profile murder case received threats of violence. These reports should be deeply troubling to all British Columbians.

Legal News

Expansion of virtual bail supports safer communities

  • December 14, 2023

"In collaboration with the Provincial Court, virtual bail hearings, including electronic document submissions for bail hearings by lawyers, have been successfully expanded and implemented throughout B.C. It is an important measure in the Safer Communities Action Plan."

Legal News

Outstanding lawyers appointed to King’s counsel

  • December 12, 2023

CBABC congratulates the 2023 recipients of the King's counsel designation in recognition of their exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession in British Columbia.

Professional Notice

FAM 09: Consent Adjournment (FLA/FMEA)

  • December 11, 2023

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.