Month: March 2019

Dagg v. Cameron Estate 2017 ONCA 366: This case is a good illustration of how family law issues can continue long after the case has been initially resolved — in this case, beyond the death of one of the parties. …

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Oshawa, Ontario – The Ontario Bar Association recognizes Luke’s Place Support and Resource Centre for Women and Children with the OBA Foundation Award. The award is presented to individuals and organizations that make: exceptional contributions to the improvement of the …

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The family court process can be long and difficult. By the time it is over, many women are often exhausted and sick and tired of dealing with their former partner. Many also assume the battle is over; that the court …

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PRESS RELEASE Oshawa, Ontario – Luke’s Place is pleased to announce that the Law Society of Ontario has recognized our Legal Director, Pamela Cross, as the 2019 Laura Legge Award recipient. “It is an honour to have been selected for …

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Many thanks to Miranda Brijlall, articling student at Luke’s Place, who prepared this response with assistance from Legal Director, Pamela Cross. In circumstances of family violence, children as well as their mothers need to take care of themselves by developing …

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This International Women’s Day celebrate all the hard-working women out there, including yourself! Check out our self-care checklist and our customizable self-care plan on FamilyCourtAndBeyond.ca. Both can be downloaded. Share these tools with the women in your life and celebrate …

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Ontario (Children’s Lawyer) V. Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner) 2018 ONCA 559: This case, eventually decided by the Ontario Court of Appeal earlier this year, addresses the privacy of children’s records kept by the Office of the Children’s Lawyer. A …

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