Tag: family law

  Skuce v Skuce (2020 ONSC 1881): The Skuces separated in May 2019, with three young children. The children have lived with their mother since then, spending time with their father in informally supervised settings. The father is a recovering …

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On March 20, Justice Diamond issued a decision in a case (Jackman v Doyle, not yet reported) in which the mother sought the return of the children from the father’s care. The triage judge, Justice Shore had, the day before, …

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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 …

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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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