Introduction
Introduction

We recommend that you watch the introductory video first. It will provide you with an overview of the British Columbia court system, and this website.

To learn more about British Columbia's trial and appeal courts, select an option from the menu above.

Glossary

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Offence: An official crime, or a crime against moral, social or other accepted standards.

Onus: The burden of proof or responsibility for acting in a legal proceeding.

Outcome: The result or the way that something turns out in the end.

Overturn: To reverse a previous decision, ruling, or law by using legal or legislative procedures.

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