A checklist about making sure your information is accurate and useful
Use this checklist to remind you of the steps you need to take to make sure your information is accurate and reflects the needs of your audience.
Have you worked with a legal reviewer?
include a legal expert on your information project team
Have you considered real-life situations?
ask your legal reviewers to consider some of the real-life scenarios that affect your audience
Have you checked all the facts?
make sure to check all hyperlinks, phone numbers, and other changeable information
Have you double-checked?
double-check all legal and practical content just before you publish
Have you stated which province the information applies to?
remember that some laws change from province to province
Have you put a date on the information?
make sure to include the date that your information was produced, reviewed, or updated
Have you added a disclaimer?
make sure to alert your audience to the fact that your material contains legal information only, not legal advice
This checklist is also available as a one page downloadable PDF.