Month: June 2015

Shared Parenting and Domestic Violence

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The concept of shared parenting can endanger women and their children in families in which violence is an issue. A family court system premised on “friendly parenting” that does not understand ongoing post-separation violence creates serious challenges for women and

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Legal Aid Certificates for Criminal Charges

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Legal Aid Ontario announced yesterday that it will be providing certificates to victims of domestic violence who are charged criminally when acting in self-defence, even if there is no likelihood that they will face jail time if convicted. For more

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