Resources - français

This is information Legal Aid Ontario has developed to help you understand what your school can suspend or expel you for and what you can do if it happens to you. Topics covered are:

  • What can I be suspended or expelled for?
  • What are my rights?
  • What is Legal Aid Ontario doing to help?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This booklet explains the basic rules for property division between separating married spouses, their rights and obligations with respect to the matrimonial home, and what happens to property if one spouse dies. It also explains the different situation of common-law spouses. There are sections on responsibility for debts, division of CPP credits, and written agreements. The booklet closes with detailed information on where to find legal assistance.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

When parents separate or divorce, issues about how to pay the expenses of raising their children arise. This booklet discusses who has a legal responsibility to pay child support, as well as how to calculate the basic amount to be paid and other factors that can affect the amount of support, such as the child's living arrangements and special expenses. The booklet also explains how to enforce payment of child support and has a section about parents on social assistance. The booklet closes with detailed information on where to find legal assistance.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This booklet looks at spousal support for married or common-law partners who are divorcing or separating, including the factors that affect whether spousal support must be paid, in what amount, and for how long. It also contains information about spouses who are on social assistance, and how to enforce payment of support. The booklet closes with detailed information on where to find legal assistance.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This booklet explains pregnancy and parental leaves under Ontario law and pregnancy and parental Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for new and expecting parents. Charts show the number of weeks of EI benefits and time off work that birth parents and adopting parents can receive if they qualify.

Available in:
English, français (français)

This information on the Province of Ontario website explains the difference between an employee and an independent contractor in Ontario and what you're entitled to under the Employment Standards Act.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This guide outlines Canada's Old Age Security (OAS) program and its benefits, which include the Old Age Security pension, the Guaranteed Income Supplement, the Allowance, and the Allowance for the Survivor. The toolkit also outlines the eligibility for these benefits and how to apply.

You can request other formats online (interactive and printable) or call 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232). If you use a teletypewriter (TTY), call 1-800-926-9105. Large print, braille, audio cassette, audio CD, e-text diskette, e-text CD, and DAISY are available on demand.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This information on the Ministry of the Attorney General website covers these topics:

  • It is important not to talk or make noise before the opening of cort and once court has started. You should act in a way that is respectful to the court.
  • Am I allowed to use my cell phone, laptop or other electronic devices in a courtroom?
  • How should I dress when going to court?

After you open the link, click on each item to view the answer.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This resource explains mediation, arbitration, negotiation, restorative justice, collaborative law, and more. Presented on the website of the ADR Institute of Canada, the resource answers questions about ways to resolve conflicts besides the traditional litigation process.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Web

This fact sheet on the Legal Aid Ontario website has information on:

  • What is first appearance?
  • Free interpretation services
  • What to bring to court 
  • How do I get a lawyer?
  • When should you apply for legal aid?
Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Dari (دری ), Hungarian (magyar ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்)
Produced In:
2017
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web