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Report Calls for Paralegals in Family Law; Expanded Scope Possible

Ontario paralegals who earn a “specialized licence in family law” should provide limited legal services in family matters. This is in the best interests of the public. So says Justice Annemarie Bonkalo, in a long-awaited report. Released March 6, the Family Legal Services Review‘s 21 recommendations mark the first step towards opening up the Paralegal […]

Access to Justice gets LAO boost

The Ministry of the Attorney General today announced $30 million over three years to improve delivery of Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) frontline client services, through Family Law Service Centres and community and legal clinics across the province. The government says the investment will enhance fairness and improve access to justice for low-income families and vulnerable […]

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