Ontario's child support law faces constitutional challenge

If a couple is divorced, a disabled child is eligible for support into adulthood. But if the parents were never married, support ends when the child is 18 or no longer in school full-time.

Posted:
March 24, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Judge's report urges Ontario to let paralegals appear in family court

The recommendations come as the family court system is facing a crisis, with a majority of litigants representing themselves due to the high cost of getting a lawyer.

Posted:
March 07, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 3 March 2017

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
March 03, 2017
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

New Steps to Justice Website Gives Step-by-Step Legal Information

This is a guest post on the Toronto Public Library Blog about the new CLEO website, Steps to Justice.

Posted:
February 28, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Public Library

Setting Up or Updating Child Support Online in Ontario

You can now set up or update child support online – without having to go to court.

Posted:
February 23, 2017
Article source:
Wise Law Blog

Judge rules in favour of '60s Scoop victims

The federal government is found to have breached its "duty of care" by failing to protect cultural identity of indigenous children removed from their homes.

Posted:
February 14, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star

Child and spousal support when you are on social assistance: New edition now available

This CLEO resource outlines the new rules, describes what people need to do to get spousal support, and has other information about getting child and spousal support when on social assistance.

Posted:
February 06, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video

Learn more about Steps to Justice with our promotional video.
 

Posted:
January 19, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Steps to Justice – A new legal information website, and more

Led by CLEO, Steps to Justice is an initiative that gives comprehensive online information on common legal problems that people experience in family, housing, employment, and other areas of law.

Posted:
January 19, 2017
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

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)