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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)


Supporting Rural Women Leaving Abusive Relationships – A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

June 3, 2020 – Women leaving abusive relationships often need family court orders quickly to protect their safety and that of their children, to have their children returned to them and/or to prevent abduction of their children by their abusive former partner. Emergency or ex parte motions are one way to get an order quickly, but bringing a successful one is difficult.

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June 3, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


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


Supporting women with family violence and family law issues during COVID-19

April 28, 2020 – Women living in rural and remote communities face unique challenges when they decide to leave an abusive relationship, including distance, lack of services, isolation and limited access to lawyers. This webinar presents tips and strategies for supporting women who are facing these and other barriers, with a focus on women’s emotional and physical safety.

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April 22, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)


Restraining Orders

January 28, 2020 12:00 E.S.T. – Family violence continues and often escalates post-separation. This webinar explores post-separation abuse and strategies for managing it. Topics covered include: what a restraining order is and how to apply for one, the importance of a safety plan and safety planning for family court.

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January 28, 2020 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


Presenting Evidence in a Family Court Case involving Violence

December 17, 2019 – If family violence is to be considered by a mediator or judge, clear evidence of it must be presented. This webinar discusses the standard of proof in family court, what evidence is useful and how to present it in an effective way.

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December 17, 2019 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


FLEW Webinar: Mediation

Mediation is a legal process that can be used to resolve family law issues without going to court. This webinar will talk about the process and outcomes of mediation, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of choosing this approach to ending a relationship. This webinar is part of the Family Law Education for Women […]

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December 6, 2019 (1 hour and 30 mintues)

Produced by:

METRAC


Collecting Evidence: A webinar from Luke’s Place and CLEO

November 26, 2019 – Evidence about family violence can be challenging to find: often, there are few witnesses, and many women don’t report the abuse to anyone. This webinar provides practical suggestions for how women can collect evidence of the abuse to which they have been subjected as well as tips for frontline workers who are assisting women with this task.

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November 26, 2019 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place


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


Using FamilyCourtAndBeyond.ca

October 8, 2019 – Family court can be an overwhelming experience for anyone, but especially for women with children who are leaving an abusive relationship. This webinar introduces Family Court and Beyond, a workbook, organizer and website developed by Luke’s Place to assist women on this journey.

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October 8, 2019 (1 hour and 15 minutes)

Produced by:

Luke's Place