Arrangements for the kids: The best interests of the child test

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When parents separate, they must make arrangements for their children, including where children spend their time and how decisions are made. The best interests of the child test is the test that is applied by a family court judge to decide parenting arrangements. This test is the only test that the court can use for…

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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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Work with us! Wanted: Legal Support Worker/Family Court Support Worker

Parental Leave Contract Luke’s Place is seeking a full time, experienced (minimum 3 years), Legal Support Worker/Family Court Support Worker to provide professional delivery of its innovative programs and services to women who have been subjected to intimate partner abuse. Luke’s Place is the only stand-alone family law support centre in Canada for women who…

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