Tips for working with a lawyer

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Communication and preparation are probably the two most important elements of making your relationship with your lawyer work well. Below are some key tips for working with a lawyer. Come prepared Come to meetings with your lawyer with an agenda or a list of questions. Make notes about the abuse in your relationship to give…

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The Law Foundation of Ontario spotlights our Virtual Legal Clinic

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Our Virtual Legal Clinic connects women in rural and remote communities to lawyers for free family law advice. Survivors of abuse learn how to complete court forms, what to expect during the family court process and strategies that would be effective for their individual cases. The Law Foundation of Ontario profiles the Clinic on their…

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Case law: Domestic contracts and financial disclosure

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Virc v. Blair 2014 ONCA 392: The wife in this case is a lawyer. She met her husband when she became involved as litigation counsel to his company. They began living together in 1992. In 1993, the wife left her law firm to assist with her husband’s litigation. They were married in 1994 and had…

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