Register for CLEO's Forum: Include, Inform, Inspire: Community Legal Information in 2017: Oct 26, 2017 (Toronto)

When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Where: Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) Toronto, Ontario

Registration link 

CLEO invites you to join us for a forum for community workers and others interested in public legal education and information (PLE or PLEI) that will take place in Toronto on Thursday, October 26, 2017. We will gather at the Chestnut Conference Centre (Dundas St. W. and Chestnut St.) from 10:00 – 4:00 to hone our PLEI skills, connect with new resources, and share strategies for helping our clients and communities. Ontario’s PLE Learning Exchange, a partnership of CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario) and OJEN (Ontario Justice Education Network), is hosting this event as part of Ontario’s Access to Justice week, supported by The Action Group on Access to Justice (TAG).

Posted:
August 30, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Travelling lawyer service now available for seniors in Eastern Ontario

The Seniors' Lawyer sees clients at the clinic in Belleville, in hospitals, in long-term care facilities, or in the client's home.

Posted:
July 05, 2017
Article source:
Belleville Intelligencer

May is Free Wills Month!

To take part in Free Wills Month, you follow the steps, enter some information, then contact a lawyer to book an appointment. Appointments are limited and available first come first served.

Posted:
May 11, 2017
Article source:
Free Wills Month

Ontario urged to overhaul power of attorney laws to improve 'accountability'

The Law Commission of Ontario says the system around substitute decision-making is complex and lacks co-ordination.

Posted:
March 08, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Toronto's Advocacy Centre for the Elderly offers tips to prevent abuse

Judith Wahl of the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) offered advice and insights from her nearly four-decade career, 32 years of it as executive director of ACE.

Posted:
February 09, 2017
Article source:
Inside Toronto

Ontario Justice Partners Launch New Steps to Justice Website: A First of its Kind in the Province

Steps to Justice provides comprehensive and reliable information on everyday legal problems related to family, housing, employment and other areas of law.

Posted:
January 18, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Got a question about the law? There’s a site for that . . . .

Stepstojustice.ca aims to provide reliable answers to common legal questions and problems. 'It’s sort of like an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of law,' says Paul Schabas, the treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Posted:
January 18, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Release of Papers by LCO today and Future Webinar on Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released two papers today in their series of commissioned research from external experts across Canada, part of their project, Improving the Last Stages of Life.

Posted:
December 20, 2016
Article source:
Advocacy Centre for The Elderly (ACE)

December 19: Public Legal Education Session on Powers of Attorney

When: Monday, December 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where: Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic, 59 Lorne Ave East, Stratford, ON

To Register: Call (519) 271-4556, ext. 29 OR e-mail birmink@lao.on.ca

Who will look after your affairs if you become mentally incapable? Come and learn about Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and Powers of Attorney for Property.

Posted:
December 08, 2016
Article source:
Huron/Perth Community Legal Clinic

Reasonable Doubt: No Dependents or a Spouse? You Can Do What You Want With Your Will

At what point, if ever, is one free to dispose of property as one sees fit, without being obliged to support children or spouses who we feel are undeserving?

Posted:
September 08, 2016
Article source:
NOW