Family court operations: Guide for the pandemic

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Luke’s Place has just launched a new resource that guides women and workers on Ontario’s family court operations. In March 2020, family courts moved quickly and efficiently to ensure their operations were consistent with provincial public health protocols put in place to limit spread of the COVID-19 virus. During this process, many of those involved…

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Important update on LAO eligibility for abuse survivors

Legal Aid Ontario has announced that, effective May 2nd, it is no longer waiving financial and legal eligibility criteria for survivors of family violence. Please see the link below for detailed information about current LAO eligibility:https://www.legalaid.on.ca/services/domestic-abuse/

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Court notice finder: Up-to-date information about family court

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A new website, Court Notice Finder, put together by a number of Ontario family law legal professionals, organizes the: “voluminous – and often changing – information found in the various Court Notices issued on behalf of Family Law courthouses across Ontario since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.” This is a very useful tool for…

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