Month: February 2014

Webinar: Supporting an abused woman to bring an emergency motion

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Have you ever had an emergency motion for an abused woman fail? Do you know what evidence to include to ensure a motion is successful? If you have questions about emergency motions, be sure to join Pamela Cross for a

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Deadline approaching for Barrie training

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The deadline for our Barrie training on family law support and advocacy for service providers (April 8, 9, 10) is coming up in three short weeks. We will accept registrations until Friday, March 14 for this, our first training of

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Extraordinary expenses for the purposes of calculating child support

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The most readily accepted extraordinary expense for calculating child support is the cost of child care. Other common extraordinary expenses are summer camp, sports, dance and music lessons, swimming lessons, medical related expenses not covered by OHIP or benefit packages

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Luke’s Place provides family law expertise at the national level

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On January 17, 2014, Luke’s Place delivered a webinar entitled, “Family law and violence against women,” hosted by the Canadian Women’s Foundation, to service providers across the country. Designed for a national audience, the webinar provided family law information that

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Upcoming webinar: Supporting an abused woman to bring an emergency motion

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On February 27, Luke’s Place Legal Director Pamela Cross presents a webinar with Your Legal Rights that: walks frontline workers through the emergency motion process explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail and discusses how to assist an abused

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What can the court do when a father takes steps to evade his responsibility to pay child support?

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Evading child support responsibilities is a common tactic used by abusive men to maintain power and control over their former partner. This allows them to limit her options, to tell the children that if their mother would just come back

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