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Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce

This Government of Ontario website has answers to questions under these topic headings:

  • Divorce
  • Processes
  • Custody/Access
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Mediation

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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Tips on providing accessible legal services for persons with disabilities

This is a resource for legal service providers. It gives information on:

  • Initial contact with your office
  • Scheduling appointments
  • In the office
  • Capacity and decisions
  • Confirming mutual  understanding
  • Documents and signatures 

The resource also gives information on some accommodations for specific disabilities.

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

Using legal services: tips for persons with disabilities

This fact sheet gives information on:

  • Free legal advice and finding legal help
  • Disability accommodations
  • Communicating with your lawyer or paralegal

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2017

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“My Learned Friend”: Building Constructive Working Relationships between Self-Represented Litigants And Opposing Counsel

This resource has been developed to assist SRLs in working with opposing counsel, and to assist counsel working with SRLs. It is addressed to both SRLs and legal counsel and offers an overview of the problems articulated by each.

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2016

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5 steps to legal wellness

One of the legal health checks provided by the Canadian Bar Association, this checklist shows what to do to keep smaller legal problems from snowballing into much larger and more complex problems.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2015

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Helping you with your legal needs

The Law Society of Ontario (formerly the Law Society of Upper Canada) has a brochure that explains how lawyers and paralegals in Ontario can help you.

Available in:

English, Français

Produced by:

Law Society of Ontario

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2015

What is the role of violence (including separation violence) in custody and access cases?

One of a series of FAQs from Luke’s Place, this resource looks at what the best interests of the child test is, where violence fits into that test in Ontario, what a better test might look like, and how women can present (or encourage their lawyers to present) evidence of abuse effectively.

Available in:

English

Produced by:

Luke's Place

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2015

Youth Criminal Law

This website is for young people accused of committing a crime. It has information about Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act and resources for people in Ontario. Topics include talking to the police, hiring a lawyer, steps in a youth case, court orders, youth records, getting a job with a youth record, and travelling with a youth record.

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2014

A Woman’s Guide to Money, Relationships and the Law in Ontario

This online tool was created to help women learn about their economic rights when entering and leaving common law relationships or marriages. It includes information about different legal definitions of spouse in Ontario, spousal and child support, economic abuse, the division of property, and has tools to help women write their own cohabitation or separation agreements.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2012

Guide to Youth Criminal Court in Toronto

This guide to the youth court process is for young people living in Toronto charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA). It describes the rights of young people who have been detained or arrested by police, what may happen leading up to the court date, and what to expect in the courtroom.

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2012