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A Family Law Handbook for Pilipina Domestic Workers and Caregivers
This booklet has information on Ontario family law and how it can affect immigrant women, their partners or spouses, and their children. It also deals with issues such as family violence and immigration status. There is a section on alternate dispute resolution and a list of community resources.
Although this booklet was written for Pilipina domestic workers and caregivers, it has information that other immigrant women might find useful.
Produced in 2009
Produced by METRAC
Topics Abuse and Family Violence - Peace bonds and restraining orders; Criminal Law - Assault and criminal harassment; Family Law - General; Family Law - Child protection; Family Law - Divorce and separation; Family Law - Marriage and common-law relationships; Immigration and Refugee Law - Humanitarian and compassionate grounds; Immigration and Refugee Law - Sponsorship; Immigration and Refugee Law - Temporary status; Legal System - Mediation and alternative dispute resolution; Legal System - Working with a lawyer; Family Law - Custody and access; Family Law - Child support; Abuse and Family Violence - Partner abuse
Relates to region Across Ontario
English , Adobe PDF
with Taglish subtitles, 80 pages