Month: December 2019

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are making plans to spend time with family and friends we love and who love us. It can be a wonderful time of year, when we take the time from our usual …

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Evidence of abuse must be presented well to be effective in a family court case. This webinar looks at how to present evidence so that a judge or mediator will find it credible and relevant to your case. Watch this …

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Not every survivor of family violence walks into her lawyer’s office with a broken arm or black eye. Even when there is physical abuse, few clients readily open up about this with their lawyer. Identifying the subtler forms of abuse …

Family violence screening: What you don’t know can hurt you Read More »

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It’s been 30 years since 14 women were killed at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal because they were women. Three decades later there is still much to reflect on and much to act on. Last year, more than 800 women in …

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There are significant differences between some cultural or religious family law and the civil family laws in Canada. It is important for women to know about these differences before they make any decisions about how they want to organize their …

Differences between religious/cultural family laws and Canadian civil family law Read More »

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