Tag: online resources

Course for lawyers a great success!

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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

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Luke’s Place Launches Our Training Website

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Luke’s Place has launched a training website for service providers who support women abuse survivors: LukesPlaceTraining.ca Workers who participate in many of our in-person trainings will gain access to further resources on this online space. The site will also host

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Luke’s Place Webinar: Supporting an Abused Woman to Bring an Emergency Motion

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View the webinar on emergency motions delivered by Luke’s Place and hosted by Your Legal Rights on February 27, 2014. Designed for frontline workers, the webinar goes through the emergency motion process, explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail,

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Upcoming webinar: Supporting an abused woman to bring an emergency motion

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On February 27, Luke’s Place Legal Director Pamela Cross presents a webinar with Your Legal Rights that: walks frontline workers through the emergency motion process explores the common reasons that emergency motions fail and discusses how to assist an abused

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Help for unrepresented family court litigants

We have recently come across an online resource that provides a wide variety of information, commentary and resources for people who are managing their family court case without legal representation. While there is no violence against women analysis, and the

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Register now for fall trainings with Luke’s Place

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With funding support from Status of Women Canada, Luke’s Place is providing a comprehensive, gender-based three-day training in a number of communities across Ontario on family law support and advocacy for violence against women service providers. The family law trainings

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Webinar: Presenting Evidence of Abuse

The Law Commission of Ontario’s recently released report about the family legal system (available at http://www.lco-cdo.org/) is a good reminder of the vulnerability (and prevalence) of unrepresented parties in family court. For women who have left an abusive partner and

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Immigration resources

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Some women involved with family court after leaving an abusive relationship are also dealing with immigration issues. In these situations, offering comprehensive family court support includes being able to provide women with some basic information about immigration law and procedure.

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