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Legal Topic: Child custody, access, and parenting

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Family law and domestic violence during COVID-19

Recorded on June 30, 2020 – Many people have questions about how to get their family law matters addressed during COVID-19. What types of cases are the courts hearing and how are these cases being handled? How have access visits with children been affected? How can survivors of domestic violence stay safe? Experts on family […]

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June 30, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Family law issues for LGBTQ families

Recorded on May 27, 2020  – This webinar addresses the particular family law issues facing LGBTQ families. In particular, we address: What goes into the decision to parent for LGBTQ families? How do LGBTQ people build families? How is legal parentage established? What are the particular challenges facing these families when relationships breakdown? This webinar is […]

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May 27, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Best Interests of the Child test

October 29, 2019 – In Canada, all decisions about post-separation arrangements for children are made using the best interests of the child test. Both Ontario’s Children’s Law Reform Act and the federal Divorce Act set out the criteria judges are to use when applying the test.

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October 17, 2019 (46 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


Parental Alienation, Family Law, and Mothers: a discussion

Recorded on March 12, 2018 (1 hour and 15 minutes) – In this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series, METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, and family law lawyer, Malerie Rose from Rose Family Law, discuss how the term “Parental Alienation” has come up in Ontario family courts, and some issues mothers in child custody disputes should be aware of.

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March 12, 2018 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Child Custody and Access: Ideas for Single Mothers

Recorded on June 16, 2016 – This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series reviews basics about child custody and access, and discusses ideas for mothers about the rights and responsibilities of raising children after the relationship between parents ends. METRAC’s Legal Director, Tamar Witelson, is joined by family law lawyer, Charley Levitan.

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June 16, 2016 (1 hour and 36 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Considering Young Aboriginal Women, Family and Legal Issues

Recorded on November 4, 2013 – This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the family and social context of young  Aboriginal women, and some legal considerations to help the social service providers they may work with.

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November 4, 2013 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

METRAC


Conflict, Court, or Another Way? Different Ways of Resolving a Family Dispute

Recorded on November 22, 2012 – This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at a variety of ways to settle issues about children, property, and support, when a woman ends the relationship with her partner. What are the pros and cons of mediation, arbitration, and court, especially when there is or was abuse in the family?

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November 22, 2012 (1 hour)

Produced by:

METRAC