Divorce

Divorce

Changing conjugal life in Canada

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English
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Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines trends in women in common-law unions and marriages.

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ISBN 0662324072

Brief: study on the key legal issues affecting the subject of on-reserve matrimonial real property upon the breakdown of a marriage or common law relationship and the policy context in which they are situated

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English
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Quebec Native Women
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Quebec Native Women
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Kahnawake, QC

Reports on the difficulties faced by First Nations women in regard to matrimonial property on Indian Reserves.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Moving on: a practical guide for women leaving a relationship

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English
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Paper
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Prince Edward Island Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Place: 
Charlottetown, PEI

Consists of practical, no-nonsense information on everything from finding a place to live and hiring a lawyer to protecting your finances and planning your moving day.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WOMI.P75

Dealing with divorce and separation: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Consists of information for teens on dealing with divorce and separation. Explains if it is normal to feel sad all the time or if you are glad about the divorce, if anything will be the same again, how you can make the situation easier for you, and how to deal with the stress.

Custody and access assessments

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English
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Online
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Samantha E. Poisson
Publisher: 
Education Wife Assault
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Describes the justice system's approach to custody and access issues involving high conflict families. Discusses the role of a trained assessor in custody cases involving domestic violence.

Custody and access or contact and control?

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English
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Georgina Taylor
Ajax Quinby
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BC Institute Against Family Violence
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Demonstrates the ways battering men use the custody and access battle to continue their abuse and control of the mother through the children.

Common legal questions

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English
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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
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Toronto, ON

Consists of answers to frequently asked questions regarding a woman's legal rights when leaving an abusive relationship. Discusses court proceedings, legal separation, dividing assets, and child custody.

New Directions

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Information provision and referral
Support group/peer support

Forms an organization that reaches out to any woman in the Greater Toronto area who has lost a partner, which includes, separated, divorced, widowed, lesbian/ bi/trans women. Provides workshops, support groups, free legal clinics and information on other resources.

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(416) 487-5317
Email Address: 
newdirections@new-directions.ca
Street Address: 
542 Mt. Pleasant Road, Suite 203
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4S 2M7

Legal info

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English
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Online
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Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Justice Network
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides background information on legal terms and issues of particular concern to women. Includes a forum for frequently asked questions on subjects such as peace bonds, child custody, sexual assault recourse, domestic violence, child support, and the like. Offers general background information for those who may be approaching the legal system for the first time.

Relocation of custodial parents: final report

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English
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Online
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Martha Bailey
Michelle Giroux
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the current Canadian legislative and judicial approach to the relocation of custodial parents, and provides an international context.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
CDEV.B35 1998
ISBN 0662634455
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<p>Text in English and French on inverted pages. Title on added t.p.: Le déménagement des parents gardiens.</p>
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