Family Law Related Links

Starting Places

This is the Justice Canada website called “Supporting Families.”  It is one of the most comprehensive sites on separation for Canadians.  Information is summarized by subject.   The library includes many publications including documents you can order in print.  For example, there is a calendar and book created for children – “What Happens Next?”.  On this site, you can also access the Federal Child Support Guideline.

The site also includes an inventory of family justice services which can provide you with information about services that are available in each jurisdiction across Canada:  education, assessment, intervention and court services.  It will provide you with cost and contact information.

Ontario Provincial Government
Guide to Procedures in Family Court

This is the Ontario government site that supports families in separation.  Of particular interest, is the Guide to Procedures in Family Court which will help you navigate the court system.

Legal Aid Ontario

The Family Law Information Program (FLIP) is a free online resource for families, former spouses and partners about to enter the family justice system. The goal of the program is to help you make more informed decisions about legal and emotional issues that often arise at the end of a relationship.

Community Legal Education Ontario

This site offers pamphlets covering most topics in family law, including a section that answers frequently asked questions. 

Ontario Court Forms

You can access Ontario court forms and the rules here.

Alternatives to Court

Tools and Calendars

These websites enable parents to coordinate and plan their children’s schedules. Our family Wizard is user friendly.  The site assists families is and is particularly good for high-conflict families, because content is stored and even lawyers can access the information without it being changed or altered.  

The Law

Legal decisions across Canada at all levels of court are recorded on this site.

This site allows you to make simple calculations under the Child Support Guidelines and Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines.

Community Organizations

Family Service Association

Jewish Child and Family Services

Catholic Families Services

Canadian Bar Association

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

Print Resources

Women and Domestic Violence

This site contains information for women on family law issues in many different languages.

Kelly recently contributed
a chapter on family property
rights for cohabitants
to the newest publication
on Ontario family property law..
To order a copy of this text,
click below.

Property Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law

Check out the
Support Calculator
which will provide you
with very simple,
straightforward support calculations:


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