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A Woman's Guide to Custody, Access and Support of Dependent Children
This guide gives information about legal issues related to child custody, access, and child support and answers questions that might arise. The guide also includes a checklist to use when hiring and consulting with a lawyer, a list of legal terms and their meanings, and a list of resources available for further help.
This resource is applicable to all of Ontario but the referral information is for the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge area.
The following topics are included in the table of contents:
Custody and Access in Case of Separation or Divorce
Written and Verbal Agreements
What are Custody and Access
Rights of Parents and Children
Family Responsibility Office
The Law, Lawyers and Legal Aid
Finding Your Way Around the Court House
Custody and Access When a Child Protection Agency Is Involved
Information That May Be Helpful When Meeting With Your Lawyer
List of Legal Terms