Sponsoring a foreign spouse to Canada: Reasonable Doubt

Anything but the most traditional of relationships often face scrutiny from immigration officers: NOW Magazine's Reasonable Doubt column.

Posted:
February 22, 2018
Article source:
NOW

New and Revised CLEO Publications - February 13, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

March 1: Share and learn about PLE with us

When: Thursday, March 1, 2017, 12 noon - 1 p.m. EST

Where: On the phone

Chris Veldhoven, LGBTQ Community Program Coordinator with The LGBTQ Parenting Network, will talk about legal-information-related initiatives in the health promotion work of the Network.

Posted:
February 08, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Youth will have say in coroner's review of group and foster home safety

Up to 10 youth with experience in Ontario's child welfare system will be invited to inform a panel of experts probing the deaths of 11 young people in residential care over the past three years.

Posted:
February 07, 2018
Article source:
Toronto Star

January 31: Learn your legal rights and responsibilities when it comes to Family Law

When: Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where:Church Street Public School, 83 Alexander St., Toronto, ON

Are you facing a major family change or a challenge? Family lawyer Shmuel Stern will answer your questions about how the law works and clear up common misconceptions about family law.

Posted:
January 25, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

January 29: Learn your legal rights and responsibilities when it comes to Family Law: Mandarin

When: Monday, January 29, 2018, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Where: Charles G. Fraser Public School, 79 Manning Ave., Toronto M6J 2K8

This session, to be held in Mandarin, will discuss who are "spouses," the interaction of family law with other areas of the law such as real estate, and when to get legal advice from a family lawyer.

Posted:
January 09, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

6 ideas to do better if representing yourself in family court

This article from "The Family Law Coach" website sets out some steps you can do to make being a self-rep more effective in Famil Court. It also gives a shout out to CLEO's "Steps in a Family Law Website". 

Posted:
January 04, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

CRA apologizes to single moms fighting for child benefits

CBC News received more than 100 emails from people complaining about their struggles with the CRA, particularly about proving their marital status or custodial arrangements.

Posted:
December 20, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

North Bay grandparents sued for child support

Family lawyer John Schuman says the case could set a precedent because of the expanding rights of grandparents in custody matters and the grey area that currently exists.

Posted:
December 14, 2017
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

All adult children in parental care to be eligible for child support

Ontario is tweaking its proposed amendment to provincial child support legislation so any adult child — not just those who are ill, disabled or still in school — is eligible, the Star has learned.

Posted:
December 08, 2017
Article source:
Toronto Star