Resources - français

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programs, which generally involve an accused person doing something outside of court in order to have charges stayed or withdrawn by the Crown.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 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 brochure has general information about Residential Tenancies Act rules on how a tenant can end their tenancy. Contents include:

  • About Tenancy Agreements
  • When the Tenant Wants to Move: General Rules
  • When the Tenant Wants to Move: Ending a Tenancy Agreement Early
  • Contact the Landlord and Tenant Board
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This resource explains the rules for dividing property when a couple decides to end their relationship. It describes the process for dividing the property of married couples as well as that of common law couples. It also mentions the property rights of women in polygamous marriages. 

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 tip sheet explains how to ask the Board to set aside an ex parte order for eviction. Topics it covers are:

  • What is an ex parte order?
  • When can I be evicted without a hearing?
  • How can I stop the eviction?
  • What if I miss the deadline to apply to set aside the order?
  • What should I say when I fill in the Motion to Set Aside?
  • What can I expect at the set-aside hearing?
  • What should I say at the hearing?
  • What if the Board sets aside the order?
  • What if the Board does not set aside the order?
  • Where can I get help or more information?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This tip sheet explains what happens if you are to be evicted because you owe rent. It looks at what happens if you pay the rent on or before the termination date on the eviction notice, and what happens if you pay after the termination date but before the Sheriff comes. It also gives links to further information and help.

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