Family Legal Services and Paralegals: An Update

The Law Society of Ontario’s highly anticipated “Report on Family Legal Services Provider Licence” was released on January 21, 2022. The FLSP licence would allow specially trained paralegals to provide a limited scope of services in family law matters such as drafting legal documents and providing representation in court or adjudicative body.

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New Year, New Leaf: Divorce in January

With the arrival of the first month of each new year, many lawyers report a steep increase in inquiries concerning separation or divorce. For those looking for precedents or general primers on divorce and separation, the Great Library has a wealth of material amongst our family law collection:

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Self-Represented Litigants Resource: An update

In recognition of Access to Justice week, we thought we would take a look at our Self-Represented Litigants Resource and give it a little update.

First published in this blog post here, this resource is meant to guide the public or self-represented litigants to those sources that will help them to make informed decisions concerning their legal situation. The guide serves as a curated list of resources that offer free or subsidized legal information and services. Along with its general and family law resources, the guide now includes housing and landlord and tenant resources.

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