Resources - American Sign Language (ASL)

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 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

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 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

This booklet focuses on arbitration, one form of alternative dispute resolution, and explains how it differs from mediation and private agreements. It briefly outlines the arbitration process and discusses when to use arbitration to settle issues such as custody and access, support, and how to divide property.

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

If you or your partner came to Canada from another country, you may face both family law and immigration challenges when your relationship ends. This resource covers these topics:

  • Rights in Family Court
  • Relationship breakdown and immigration concerns
  • Permanent residents
  • Refugees and persons needing protection
  • No legal status
  • Humanitarian and Compassionate (H and C) application
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Involving the police
  • Other family law issues for immigrant women
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

Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) is a coalition of organizations who have come to gether to ensure all women in Ontario the right to access public family law to resolve their family law disputes. They have produced a number of Family Law videos in American Sign Language (ASL) including the following titles:

  • Understanding The Children's Aid Society Process ASL
  • What To Expect When Charges Are Laid In A Domestic Dispute ASL
  • Working with your Lawyer: ASL
  • Child Protection and Family Law: ASL
  • Child Support: ASL
  • Criminal and Family Law: ASL
  • Child Custody and Access: When Relationships Break Down
  • Domestic Contracts: ASL
  • Family Law Arbitration: ASL
  • Family Law Issues for Immigrant, Refugee and Non-Status Women
  • Finding Help with your Family Law Problem: ASL
  • How Property is Divided in Family Law: ASL
  • Marriage and Divorce: ASL
  • Spousal Support: ASL
  • Victim Witness Assistance Program: Support for Women Victims of Crime
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Family Law: ASL
Available in:
American Sign Language (ASL)
Produced by:
FLEW/FODF
Produced In:
2018
Format:
Video

This is information about finding help with the legal issues related to family breakdown. It has sections on how to find a family law lawyer, how to pay for a family law lawyer, and where to get legal information if you do not have a lawyer. 

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

This resource explains the rules for dividing property when a couple decides to end their relationship. It describes the process for dividing the property of married couples as well as that of common law couples. It also mentions the property rights of women in polygamous marriages. 

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

This booklet contains information on the rules about marriage in Ontario and divorce in Canada. It also discusses the legal status in Canada of marriages and divorces from other countries, and the role of Canadian family law in dealing with religious barriers to remarriage. 

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