Category: New resources

In Canada, all decisions about post-separation arrangements for children are made using the best interests of the child test. Both Ontario’s Children’s Law Reform Act and the federal Divorce Act set out the criteria judges are to use when applying …

Webinar: What is the best interests of the child test in family law? Read More »

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The updated print format of the Family Court and Beyond Workbook is now available again for purchase. This popular resource for women who are fleeing violence provides detailed information on family court processes, issues and support, as well as the …

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Family court can be an overwhelming experience for anyone, but especially for women with children who are leaving an abusive relationship. This webinar introduces Family Court and Beyond: a workbook, organizer and website we have developed to assist women on …

A family law resource for women leaving abuse: Webinar about Family Court & Beyond Read More »

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Luke’s Place partners with CLEO to provide a webinar series on family law issues for women leaving abusive relationships. The first in the series looks at the changes to the Divorce Act. In June 2019, the federal government passed Bill …

Explaining the new Divorce Act: Webinar Read More »

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Thanks to Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes the Luke’s Place Family Court and Beyond Survival Workbook and Organizer are now available in French! Family Court and Beyond is a collection of family law information and strategies for …

French versions of Family Court and Beyond Workbook and Organizer Read More »

Updated Oct. 30/10: Luke’s Place partners with CLEO to deliver family law information webinars on issues faced by women who have been subjected to violence in their relationship. The webinars are pre-recorded and will be posted to this website and …

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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 …

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Our beautiful Family Court and Beyond Survival Workbook and Organizer are now available for purchase. To limit our costs and keep the price low for agencies, the two booklets can be ordered only in sets of ten. Ten copies of …

Family Court and Beyond: Order Workbooks and Organizers for your clients! Read More »

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Does your agency provide women with: family law information support for preparing for court and managing legal bullying court and lawyer appointment accompaniments? If so, would you like to increase your capacity to deliver these services? Or, do you wish …

New Luke’s Place toolkit for agencies providing family law support services Read More »

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Indigenous communities in Ontario have worked collaboratively with the provincial government to develop Walking Together: Ontario’s Long-Term Strategy to End Violence Against Indigenous Women. Why? The strategy is built on the recognition that First Nation, Metis and Inuit women in …

What is Ontario doing to address violence against Indigenous women? Read More »

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