Here's Where You Can Get More Information

Note: All of these links will open in new browsers. We recommend that you use the following websites as guides to you for various issues over the other information that you will find online. These are reputable sources of information; however, as SLP is not in control of its content we cannot assume responsibility for it. 

Introduction to Family Law

Introduction to Family Law in Ontario (by Community Legal Education Ontario): http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/introfam.pdf

Introduction to Family Law in Ontario (by Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario): https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/familyla.html

Where do I stand? A child’s guide to Separation and Divorce (by Ministry of the Attorney General of  Ontario: https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/wheredoi.php

Parenting (includes decision-making, custody and access)

Child Custody, Access, and Parenting Plans (by Community Legal Education Ontario) http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/custodyaccess.pdf

Involvement of Children’s Aid

Children’s Aid: Information for Parents (by Community Legal Education Ontario)     http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/cas-en.pdf

Child Support

Separation and Divorce: Child Support (by Community Legal Education Ontario) http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/childsupport.pdf

Child Support Calculator (by Government of Canada, Department of Justice) http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/fl-df/child-enfant/look-rech.asp

Spousal Support

Separation and Divorce: Spousal Support (by Community Legal Education Ontario): http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/spousalsupport.pdf

Property Division

Separation or Divorce or Death of a Spouse Property Division (by Community Legal Education Ontario)            http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/propertydiv.pdf

Surviving Domestic Violence

My Safety Plan (by Community Legal Education Ontario) http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/plan.pdf

Do you know a woman who is being abused? A legal rights handbook (by Community Legal Education Ontario): http://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/handbook.pdf

Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL)

 General Information on the OCL from the Ministry of the Attorney General: https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/

Intake Criteria for the OCL: https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/family/ocl/intake.php

Intake form for the OCL: http://ontariocourtforms.on.ca/static/media/uploads/courtforms/ocl/ocl0050e-06-2016.pdf