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What is mediation?

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Mediation is a way that you and your former partner can try to work out your dispute without going to court. You work with a mediator to talk to one another and come to an agreement about issues such as

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

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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

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Can a woman get a legal aid certificate for mediation?

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UPDATED June 2017: Legal Aid Ontario has recently begun providing independent legal advice (ILA) certificates to support eligible clients who are engaged in family court mediation. When one of the clients is financially eligible, their former may also be eligible

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