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Many women who leave abusive relationships are dealing with multiple legal issues, each of which has an impact on the other(s). When there is a family law case, a child protection investigation, criminal charges and/or family members’ status in Canada …

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When someone is charged with a criminal offence, they are generally kept in custody until a bail hearing can be held. At this hearing, the court will determine whether the accused can be released, usually with a number of conditions …

What can be done when bail conditions conflict with family law orders? Read More »

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UPDATED September 2015 ANSWER: A woman who has experienced abuse in her relationship could find herself involved in criminal court in one of two ways. She might be the complainant/witness because her partner has been charged or she might have …

Is there any kind of legal aid assistance for women who are involved in criminal court as a result of their partner’s abuse? Read More »

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Legal Aid Ontario announced yesterday that it will be providing certificates to victims of domestic violence who are charged criminally when acting in self-defence, even if there is no likelihood that they will face jail time if convicted. For more …

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