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Family Court Support

The Women's Centre Free Family Court Support Program

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Navigating the Family Court system can be difficult, confusing, and overwhelming.

For those who have experienced abuse in their relationships, this process is intensified by safety concerns and increased complexities with child custody, access, and support.

This FREE program empowers women by providing information, support, and appropriate referrals. All information is confidential.


Available Assistance:

  • Support and advocacy in navigating the family court system

  • Provides support to victims navigating the criminal court system

  • Information about the family court process

  • Accompaniment to family court proceedings and lawyer appointments

  • Safety planning, especially related to court appearances

  • Assistance with recording the history of abuse for court

  • Debrief and discuss court results and next steps

  • Support with completion of paperwork and lawyer’s requests

  • Referrals and advocacy with community supports and services

  • Information and practical support in accessing Legal Aid

We're Here to Help

This program does not offer legal advice or replace advice from a lawyer. We can provide names of lawyers in your area, and in some cases, a form for up to two hours of free legal advice.

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