Tag: Family Court Support Worker

Legal Support Worker/Family Court Support Worker

Luke's Place -- Change her experience. Change their lives.

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

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Two articles about domestic violence

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Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross, is featured in two articles this week. The murder of Dr. Elana Fric-Shamji by her husband two days after she filed for divorce “is a text-book case of what we already know. This is

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Paralegals in family courts not the solution

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Pamela Cross and Amanda Dale respond to the recent report by Justice Bonkalo, Family Legal Services Review. Although they applaud the effort, there is a “fatal flaw” in the report — a lack of understanding of the impact of violence

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What are the options when a woman is managing her case on a limited budget?

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Many women who have experienced violence have very limited resources for their family law case. Even when a woman has a job that pays her reasonably well, she is not likely to have enough financial reserves to pay a retainer

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