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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference

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Join Luke’s Place at the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention conference October 18-19 in London, Ontario. Hosted by Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations, the conference has 4 themes: Working with Indigenous; rural, remote & northern; immigrant & refugee

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Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic expands serving more rural and remote communities

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Luke’s Place is delighted to announce that our Virtual Legal Clinic will expand into Northwestern Ontario and rural Eastern Ontario. Thanks to the Law Foundation of Ontario for funding this second phase! The Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic connects woman

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Virtual legal clinic: Video conferencing for justice

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Luke’s Place is establishing a virtual legal clinic for women who have left abusive relationships and are involved with family court. Using web-based video conferencing, the clinic will connect women in rural and remote areas to family law lawyers elsewhere.

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Testifying by Skype

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A judge in a 2012 Ontario family court case has ruled that one of the parties can provide her evidence by Skype. In P. v C.(2012) ONCJ 88 (CanLII), the father sought to revisit a final custody and access order

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Verbal abuse by text

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The Family Law Act allows a spouse to seek an order for exclusive possession of the matrimonial home. Violence is one of the criteria to be considered by the court when dealing with such an application. A recent Ontario case

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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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