Category: New resources

Explaining the new Divorce Act: Webinar

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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

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French versions of Family Court and Beyond Workbook and Organizer

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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

Family law information: Luke’s Place & CLEO webinars

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Luke’s Place partners with CLEO to deliver webinars on family law topics that deal with 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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Resources for women as they work with lawyers

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

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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

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

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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

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What is Ontario doing to address violence against Indigenous women?

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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

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French translations of Luke’s Place fact sheets now available

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Luke’s Place has partnered with Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF) to provide fact sheets for francophone clients on legal issues related to family law and violence against women. Action ontarienne translated and adapted Luke’s Place resources.

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Steps to Justice: Great new legal information website

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Do you need information about a legal problem? Steps to Justice (stepstojustice.ca) is a new website that provides legal information in clear language. Created by Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) — which also brought us the excellent “Steps in a

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Going the Distance: Supporting rural and remote survivors with family law issues

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Between 20 and 30% of Canada’s population lives in rural areas, yet public policy and community services all too often focus on the needs of those living in urban areas. Going the Distance, a resource for service providers from Luke’s

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