LCO Launches Consultation Survey to Hear About Your Experiences

The Law Commission of Ontario has launched a survey to hear about the experiences faced by all Ontarians when dealing with and navigating through the last stages of life.

Posted:
March 05, 2018
Article source:
Law Commission of Ontario

Stealing from mom and dad: Why power-of-attorney abuse is soaring - and so easy to get away with

“One of the fastest growing crimes against seniors is POA abuse,” says De Graaf, who chairs the local chapter of a group called Seniors and Law Enforcement Together chapter.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
Macleans Magazine

February 27: Wills and Estates: How the Law Affects You

When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7 p.m.

Where: Hamilton Public Library, Turner Park Branch, 352 Rymal Road East, Hamilton

An Ontario Bar Association lawyer member with experience in wills and estates law will share information about Ontario law and how it affects you, your family, and your estates.

Posted:
February 14, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)

January 31: Consumer's Financial Rights: Investing and Life Insurance - Law at the Library, Ottawa

This session is part of Ottawa Public Library's Law at the Library Series provided by the Ontario Bar Association.

Posted:
January 19, 2018
Article source:
Ottawa Public Library / Bibliothèque publique d'Ottawa

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)