Month: April 2013

Serving court documents online

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An Ontario judge has made an order permitting family court documents to be served on Facebook. This was in a paternity suit where the mother could not find the father in any other way. You can read the details of

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Immigration resources

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Some women involved with family court after leaving an abusive relationship are also dealing with immigration issues. In these situations, offering comprehensive family court support includes being able to provide women with some basic information about immigration law and procedure.

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New family law legislation in British Columbia

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British Columbia’s new Family Law Act is now in effect. It contains some very positive provisions with respect to custody and access and violence within the family as well as with respect to restraining orders. The legislation also eliminates any

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