«Best Practices at Family Justice System Entry Points: Needs of Users and Responses of Workers in the Justice System CONSULTATION PAPER SEPTEMBER 2009 ...»
Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) is a project funded by the Government of Ontario, which provides plain language legal information on women’s rights under Ontario family law. This information is available in 11 languages: English, French, Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Chinese (simplified), Farsi, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu. See “All Women.
One Family Law:
Know your Rights” Family Law Education for Women, online: flew http://onefamilylaw.ca/en/home.
Ontario Women’s Justice Network, “Understanding Violence Against Women”, online: OWJN http://www.owjn.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=217&Itemid=107.
Ontario Women’s Justice Network, “Family Law”, online: OWJN http://www.owjn.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=219&Itemid=104.
These comparative public legal education materials are available at the cost of $25 (see Canadian Council of Muslim Women, “Muslim & Canadian Family Laws: A Comparative Primer”, advertisement, online: CCMW http://www.ccmw.com/documents/Muslim_and_Canadian_Family_Laws.pdf).
Harvey Brownstone, Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court, Toronto: ECW Press, 2009.
Department of Justice Canada, “Family Violence Initiative”, online:
See the BC Justice Review Task Force Family Justice Reform Working Group website at http://www.bcjusticereview.org/working_groups/family_justice/family_justice.asp.
Telephone Interview with Julise Johanson, Family Law Facilitator, Superior Court of Yolo County, California (June 10, 2009); see also Barbara A. Babb, “An Analysis of Unified Family Courts in Maryland and California: Their Relevance for Ontario’s Family Justice System” 24 C.F.L.Q 25 at 37 (2005).
See Florida legislation: Fla. Stat. Ann. § 741.0305 (West 2009).
Helen Rhoades, Ann Sanson, and Hilary Astor with Rae Kaspiew, “Working on their Relationships: a study of inter-professional practices in a changing family law system: Research Report 1”, December 2006, The University of Melbourne.
For example, Mamo, Jaffe and Chiodo have recommended that the ‘one-stop-shopping’ model be adopted in Ontario and to make the Family Information Centre an entry point into the family court system (Mamo, Jaffe and Chiodo Report, above note 19 at 114); see also Noone, above note 14 at 6, for Australian examples.
Dorothy Scott, “Inter-organizational collaboration in family-centred practice: A framework for analysis and action” (2005) 58 Austl. Social Work (No. 2) 132 at 132; see also KONRAD EL (1996), A multidimensional framework for conceptualising human services integration. New Directions for Evaluations, 69, 5–19.