Tag Archives: Family Law in Ontario

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 […]

Law Commission Family Law Report – CBC Podcast

With the final report of the Law Commission of Ontario being released, Downtown Legal Services’ Lisa Cirillo discussed family law services and reform with Matt Galloway on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning, July 24. The LCO Report comes after recommendations in the Macfarlane Report on self-represented litigants, and a recommendation earlier this year from the Access […]

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