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How can a woman make the most of her time with a lawyer? How can she know if a lawyer is a good fit for her case? What can she do if she doesn’t feel that her lawyer is serving her well? We’ve posted three new resources on our site, FamilyCourtAndBeyond.ca, that answer these questions:…

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On November 22, 2018, Luke’s Place testified as a witness before the Standing Committee on Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act. In collaboration with the National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL), Luke’s Place prepared a Joint Brief and Discussion Paper. The Brief was endorsed by more than 40 Canadian organizations.…

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We are all familiar with the tactic of financial abuse during a relationship. This abuse can continue and take on new forms after separation. One of those new forms is identity theft, in which the abusive partner steals his partner’s identity and uses it to run up debt or engage in illegal or otherwise problematic…

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Our two new safety resources on Family Court and Beyond will be helpful for women who are leaving home to escape an abusive partner or trying to keep safe in their family home once the abusive partner no longer lives there. Protecting your address lists tips on how keep a new home address private, especially…

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