Family Court

Family Law Issues for LGBTQ Families

This webinar addresses the particular family law issues facing LGBTQ families. In particular, we address:
What goes into the decision to parent for LGBTQ families?
How do LGBTQ people build families?
How is legal parentage established?
What are the particular challenges facing these families when relationships breakdown?
This webinar is part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series, […]

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Mediation: When to Choose Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation is a legal process that can be used to resolve family law issues without going to court. This webinar will talk about the process and outcomes of mediation, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of choosing this approach in the context of family court and child protection proceedings. This webinar will also address […]

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How Survivors Of Partner Violence Can Work With Their Family Lawyer: what to ask for and what to expect

How can a survivor of intimate partner violence make the most of the working relationship with their lawyer in a family law case? How can misunderstanding and further trauma be avoided? This webinar will discuss best practices for an effective and efficient lawyer-client working relationship, and what survivor clients can and should reasonably expect and […]

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Your Day in Family Court: How to Prepare and What to Expect

This webinar looks at the Family Court process and reviews which court to go to depending on your family law issue, some common court terms, the steps leading up to trial, and how to work with your lawyer outside and inside the courtroom. METRAC’s Legal Director is joined by practicing family law lawyer, Jenna Beaton, […]

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How and When to Prove Abuse in Family Court

If you are a woman who has experienced abuse in your relationship, and you and your partner are going to Family Court, it can be important to tell the Court about the abuse. This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series discusses ways of trying to prove abuse in your case, and […]

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Looking for a Family Law Lawyer

This webinar is designed for community workers and advocates who support women in finding a family law lawyer. It is a discussion about where to look for a family law lawyer, how to choose and work with one, and some options for clients who aren’t satisfied. The discussion will focus on issues primarily from a […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Looking for a Family Law Lawyer