An Introduction to Family Law in Ontario
Other information and resources
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)
CLEO has a series of family law information resources available online and in print. Other topics in the series include child support, child custody, spousal support, and property division.
CLEO’s Steps in a Family Law Case has 3 interactive flowcharts that help people understand and work through the family law court process. Visit www.familycourt.cleo.on.ca.
CLEO’s Steps to Justice is a website that gives stepby-step information about common legal problems, including family law issues. Steps to Justice has practical tools like forms and checklists, and referral information for legal and social services. Visit www.stepstojustice.ca.
CLEO's Family Law Guided Pathways are a series of online interviews that help you fill out the court forms you need for family law matters. The pathways ask you questions and then put your answers into the required court forms. The pathways are free to use. Visit www.stepstojustice.ca/guided-pathways.
Ontario government family law website
The Ministry of the Attorney General has information on many family law issues at www.attorneygeneral. jus.gov.on.ca/english/family. The site also has information about the family court process and a publication in 9 different languages called What you should know about Family Law in Ontario.
Family Law Education for Women website
This website provides online resources on women's rights under Ontario family law. These are available in 14 languages and in multiple formats. Visit www.onefamilylaw.ca.
Family Law Information Program
The Family Law Information Program is an online resource for those about to enter the family court system. It is available on the Legal Aid Ontario website at www.legalaid.on.ca.
Ontario court websites
Two of Ontario’s family courts have information about their court process. Go to the Ontario Court of Justice website at www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj and search for Representing Yourself at Your Family Law Trial – A Guide. Go to the Superior Court of Justice website at www.ontariocourts.ca/scj and search for A Guide to Process for Cases at the Superior Court of Justice.