The price of DIY law is too high for everybody

Most people are in courtrooms at their worst times, especially in custody and access cases. Increasingly, even middle-class Canadians are without lawyers to help because the costs are too high.

Posted:
September 19, 2017
Article source:
Vancouver Sun

September 6: Learn How to Resolve Your Child Custody and Access Issues

When: Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Fairview Branch, Toronto Public Library, 35 Fairview Mall Dr, North York, ON

The Ontario Bar Association invites you to a session on child custody and access, as family law lawyer Shmuel Stern sets out how family law works in Ontario.

Posted:
August 31, 2017
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

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)

New study suggests link between foster care system and youth homelessness

The study says Canada is creating a group of young people who are at higher risk of becoming homeless because they lack resources when coming out of foster care.

Posted:
August 09, 2017
Article source:
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)

Harmony House given $400K to help fix family court

For the next three years the team will assess the state of family law across the country and will also be looking outside of Canada's borders for inspiration.

Posted:
July 31, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

'Beautiful' Charter decision gives disabled adults right to child support

A Brampton mother has won the right to claim child support for her 22-year-old disabled son, thanks to a court ruling declaring the existing law unconstitutional.

Posted:
July 31, 2017
Article source:
AdvocateDaily.com

Automne 2017: Groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones

SFC Ottawa offre deux groupes de soutien pour femmes francophones ayant vécu de la violence d'un partenaire et/ou d'un enfant adulte.

Posted:
July 26, 2017
Article source:
Catholic Family Service Ottawa

Ontario unveils blueprint to reform troubled group and foster care

Provincial residential care reforms aim to give children and youth the right services at the right time as close to home as possible.

Posted:
July 20, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Lawyer wins constitutional challenge in case involving support for disabled adults

An Ontario woman and her lawyer have succeeded in a constitutional challenge, obtaining child support for a disabled adult child of unmarried parents, who is not attending school full time.

Posted:
July 12, 2017
Article source:
Legal Feeds

New and Revised CLEO Publications - July 11, 2017

CLEO announces its new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of CLEO's publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
July 11, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)