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This resource explains alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and when to use it in dealing with family law issues. There are sections describing negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and collaborative family law. 

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Audio, Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This LawFacts information sheet answers questions about bail, including:

  • What is bail?
  • What happens at a bail hearing?
  • Why would the police decide to bring someone to bail court?
  • Does the accused always have to prove to the court why they should get out on bail?
  • What are my responsibilities as a surety?
  • Does an accused have to deposit money with the court to get out on bail?
Available in:
English
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This LawFacts resource answers these questions about being a surety:

  • What is a surety?
  • Can I be a surety?
  • Will I have to speak in court if I want to be a surety?
  • What if the accused breaks one or more of the bail conditions while I am his or her surety?
  • Will the accused have to have another bail hearing if I'm removed as surety?
  • What if I don't want to be a surety anymore?
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This resource focuses on arrangements for the care of their children that parents must make when they separate or do not live together. It describes different types of arrangements and explains how courts decide issues of custody and access. There is also information on moving with your children, travelling with your children, and preventing child abduction. 

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

Child death leave is an unpaid, job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 104 weeks with respect to the death of a child. This resource has information on these topics:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Federal income support grant
  3. Time of a child death leave
  4. Sharing child death leave
  5. Notice requirements: Advance notice and a written plan
  6. Evidence
  7. Rights during and at the end of child death leave
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This resource explains the role of child welfare agencies in Ontario. It describes the powers and duties of these agencies, often called Children's Aid Societies (CAS), and how a child in need of protection may come to the attention of a CAS.

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

This resource offers information to help parents who are dealing with child protection agencies. It outlines when an agency might contact a family, how to respond if contacted, what the agency might do, what to do if the agency takes a child away, and where to get help in many languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)

Crime-related child death or disappearance leave is an unpaid job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 104 weeks with respect to the crime-related disappearance of a child. This resource has information on these topics:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Federal income support grant
  3. Timing of a crime-related child disappearance leave
  4. Sharing crime-related child disappearance leave
  5. Notice requirements: Advance notice and a written plan
  6. Evidence
  7. Rights during and at the end of crime-related child disappearance leave
Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web

This booklet deals with stalking, assault, and sexual assault. It explains that these kinds of abuse are against the law in Canada and describes how the law can help women who experience this kind of abuse. There is information on restraining orders, exclusive possession of the family home, terms of release, and peace bonds.

Available in:
English, français (français), American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Video, Web

Critical illness leave is unpaid job-protected leave of absence of up to 37 weeks in relation to a critically ill minor child, or 17 weeks in relation to a critically ill adult within a 52-week period.

Available in:
English, français (français)
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Web