COVID-19 Webinar: Supporting women with family violence & family law issues

4 criteria for urgency in family court under COVID-19 - immediacy, significant impact to health/well-being, definite not theoretical, evidence

This webinar looks at family law, family court and safety issues for women leaving abusive relationships while COVID-19 containment measures are in place. Topics covered include: why it is more difficult for women to leave, why incidents of abuse may increase, how to stay safe while still living with the abuser, what family court operations are available, how women can access legal advice and services, what makes a family law case urgent and how that applies in domestic violence cases.

This is the latest in a series of webinars on family law issues when there’s family violence presented by Luke’s Place in partnership with CLEO, with support from The Law Foundation of Ontario.