Tag: family law

Family court can be an overwhelming experience for anyone, but especially for women with children who are leaving an abusive relationship. This webinar introduces Family Court and Beyond: a workbook, organizer and website we have developed to assist women on …

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A new report published by the Department of Justice Canada describes what many of us already know about family violence and family law processes: In a family law context, violence, abuse and neglect within families can have wide ranging, long-term …

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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 …

Steps to Justice: Great new legal information website Read More »

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In September we announced the launch of our online training for lawyers, “Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships.” We’ve received a great deal of interest in the course and lots of positive feedback. Here’s what lawyers who have completed …

Course for lawyers a great success! Read More »

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PBLO has notified Luke’s Place that it has registered our virtual legal clinic project and that it is LawPRO approved. Luke’s Place is launching a virtual legal clinic using web-based video conferencing to connect women in north eastern Ontario to …

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Many women who have left abusive relationships find themselves involved in several, sometimes conflicting, legal systems. This webinar examines family, criminal and immigration law from this perspective, with a focus on gaps and conflicts, so frontline workers can better support …

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