Resources - français

This resource explains who can get income support from the Ontario Disability Support Program and how to apply. It includes information about the forms that have to be filled out and who can fill them out.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي )
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about diversion programs, which generally involve an accused person doing something outside of court in order to have charges stayed or withdrawn by the Crown. Some of the questions are:

  • Who decides whether my case is eligible for diversion?
  • How do I know if I've been offered diversion on my case?
  • How do I know if I should take the offer of diversion or not?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to do community service?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to make a charitable donation?
  • What should I do if I've been asked to take some counselling or a course?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This booklet describes the different types of elder abuse, the signs and symptoms of elder abuse, why it happens and why it is seldom reported. It also includes information on how to get help and support, and lists resources available in communities across Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This booklet focuses on arbitration, one form of alternative dispute resolution, and explains how it differs from mediation and private agreements. It briefly outlines the arbitration process and discusses when to use arbitration to settle issues such as custody and access, support, and how to divide property.

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Audio, Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

If you or your partner came to Canada from another country, you may face both family law and immigration challenges when your relationship ends. This resource covers these topics:

  • Rights in Family Court
  • Relationship breakdown and immigration concerns
  • Permanent residents
  • Refugees and persons needing protection
  • No legal status
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate (H and C) application
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Involving the police
  • Other family law issues for immigrant women
Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This is information about finding help with the legal issues related to family breakdown. It has sections on how to find a family law lawyer, how to pay for a family law lawyer, and where to get legal information if you do not have a lawyer. 

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about what happens when you have been charged with a criminal offence and you are attending your first court date. Some of the questions are:

  • What should I bring to my first appearance date?
  • Who is the Crown?
  • What should I do when my name is called in court?
  • Will I get more disclosure after my first appearance date?
  • What happens when I am released by the police or get out on bail?
  • How do I know where and when to go to court for my first appearance?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This section of the FLEW/FODF website describes family law services offered in French in Ontario.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Audio, Booklet/PDF, Web

This resource offers basic information about what a parent can expect if a child under the age of 18 is charged with a crime. It includes sections on the kind of lawyer the child needs, relating to the child's lawyer, keeping the child in school, how the child's records can affect their future, what to do if asked to pay for damage the child has caused, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

This booklet is about the legal rights under the Employment Standards Act of workers who have been fired or laid off. It covers topics such as minimum notice periods, termination pay and severance pay, and making a claim against an employer.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web