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Financial Support After Breakup: What Women Should Know about Spousal and Child Support

Recorded on July 5, 2012 (103 minutes) - This webinar covers basics about who is entitled to support for themselves and their children after a relationship breaks down, how amounts are calculated, and how to start the process. It is presented by Tamar Witelson, Legal Director, Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC), and Lindsay van Roosendaal, Family Law...

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July 05, 2012
Length:
103 minutes

The 'In and Out' of Evictions

Recorded on June 13, 2012  - Getting evicted from a home is never pleasant. This webinar, intended for community workers, gives information on how to advise clients who are dealing with eviction. The webinar looks at who is a tenant, what tenants face when they receive an eviction notice, and the role of the Landlord and Tenant Board.

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Date:
June 13, 2012
Length:
57 minutes

Telephone and Mail Agreements

Recorded on May 23, 2012 - Contracts made by telephone or mail are called remote agreements and are subject to Ontario's Consumer Protection Act, 2002. This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at telephone and mail remote agreements: what must...

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May 23, 2012
Length:
62 minutes

Introduction to Criminal Law in a Violence Against Women Context

Recorded on May 3, 2012  - This webinar is designed for community workers who support women who have experienced physical violence, sexual violence, or criminal harassment, and are involved with the criminal court system. It looks at roles of key players within the criminal system, common charges...

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May 03, 2012
Length:
60 minutes

Introduction to the Ontario Housing Services Act

Recorded on April 26, 2012 - Ontario's new Housing Services Act 2011 came into effect on January 1, 2012. This webinar provides an overview of the key elements service providers working with low income tenants...

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April 26, 2012
Length:
44 minutes

Fighting Telephone Trickery Using Consumer Protection Laws

Recorded on Monday, April 16, 2012. This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at telephone scams and other consumer problems with phones. It reviews the role of the...

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April 16, 2012
Length:
47 minutes

Immigration, Women, and Children: Part II – Sample Situations

Recorded on Thursday, April 12, 2012. This webinar is Part II of a two-part review of issues related to immigration, women, and children. It discusses situations involving immigration and family issues that may arise for non-citizen women and their children. It looks at situations such as non-citizen women with Canadian-born children, and sponsorship when relationships break down. Presenters...

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April 12, 2012
Length:
1 hour and 2 minutes

Immigration, Women, and Children: Part I - Basic Concepts

Recorded on Thursday, March 22, 2012. This webinar reviews basic immigration terms and pointers for women who are not Canadian citizens and whose status may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship. Discussion will cover understanding immigration status, getting control of the immigration file, and where to look for help. Presenters are Tamar Witelson, Legal...

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Date:
March 22, 2012
Length:
1 hour and 11 minutes

Watch Your Step on the Internet!

Recorded on Monday, March 19, 2012 - This webinar, presented by Margaret Capes, Legal Education Coordinator of Community Law School (Sarnia-Lambton) Inc., looks at common scams such as phishing, advance fee frauds, prize and lottery scams, the grandparent scam, and cheque overpayment scams. The webinar reviews the risks of purchasing goods or services online. It covers plans of action to...

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Date:
March 19, 2012
Length:
50 minutes

Looking for a Family Law Lawyer

Recorded on February 23, 2012  - This webinar is designed for community workers and advocates who support women in finding a family law lawyer. It is a discussion about where to look for a family law lawyer, how to choose and work with one, and some options for clients who aren't satisfied. The discussion will focus on issues primarily from a woman's perspective, and consider options for...

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Date:
February 23, 2012
Length:
1 hour and 10 minutes