Webinar recording: Ontario’s new Children’s Law Reform Act

Ontario recently significantly revised its family law that deals with custody and access, the Children’s Law Reform Act, to align it with the federal Divorce Act.  In this presentation, you will learn about the changes, with a focus on their impact on women fleeing abusive relationships. This is another in the series of webinars on family law…

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Keeping focused while working remotely

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Looking for ways better balance your work life during lockdown? Here are some tips. Manage online meetings You may think you can multitask (see point 3 below), but when you are checking email, text messages, twitter and maybe playing a game of solitaire while you are in an online meeting, you are going to miss…

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Infographic: Property Division

Text below Marriage The law assumes that each spouse makes equal if different contributions. If the relationship ends, they share the family property equally. Equalization payment Person with greater new family property (NFP) must pay the other spouse half of the difference. Common Law If the relationship ends, no automatic right to equal share of…

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Webinar: Safety planning before, during and after separation

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This webinar examines key safety issues for women leaving an abusive relationship from the time the woman begins to consider separation, throughout the separation and family law processes and beyond. We will look at both physical and emotional safety issues, legal steps women can take, tech safety and keeping children safe, offering tips and strategies…

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