Tag: decision-making

How can I be clear about the difference between legal advice and legal information?

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Service providers often provide women with information about family law and the family court process, which is of critical importance but is distinct and different from giving legal advice. Workers must be clear with the client that they are providing

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Tips for helping someone become a confident & effective decision-maker

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Most of us struggle with decision making to some extent, but of course this is much more of a challenge for women who have paid the price for making what their abuser decides is the “wrong” decision. An abusive partner

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The access parent’s right to information about a child

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The Children’s Law Reform Act section 5 states: “The entitlement to access to a child includes . . . the same right as a parent to make inquiries and to be given information as to the health, education and welfare

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