On December 1, Law Society of Ontario Convocation approved a report proposing a Family Legal Services Provider Licence(FLSP). The version of the licence approved by Convocation is set out in the December 2022 Treasurer’s Report. This licence enables paralegals to administer limited family law legal services.
This week saw the launch of a new website for Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project. The Project is funded by The Law Foundation of Ontario. Its aim is to improve access to family justice for lower and middle income Ontarians by increasing the use of unbundled or limited scope legal services.Continue reading “New Website: Ontario’s Family Law Limited Scope Services Project”
The National Self-Represented Litigants Project (NSRLP) has initiated a number of successful access-to-justice projects and resources over the past 5 years, including the increasingly useful National Directory of Professionals Assisting SRLs. Continue reading “Directory helps self-represented litigants find legal assistance”