Links to Important Information

The following Steps to Justice site will guide you through family law problems, court processes and how to obtain a divorce:

If you are going to be working out parenting, you don’t want to miss this important resource and guide:

Find out if you qualify for Legal Aid services:

If you would like to find a lawyer to give you advice about your mediated agreement, the following resources may be helpful:

The Family Law Rules:

If you are self-represented, the following websites may be helpful for you:

Would You Like More Information About Mediation?

The Ontario Association For Family Mediation:

The Justice Department of Canada:

Co-mediation Conflict Management:

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts:

Help for Your Children:

Resources on how to help your children cope with your separation or divorce. You will also find a booklet for ages 9 – 12 years called, What happens next?

Check your child’s age and stage of development with their behavior and how they are dealing with your separation and divorce

Doing your own court forms and want to file online?

A really helpful site is the Ministry of the Attorney Generals page on Family Law. You will be able to access forms, information, “how to” steps and other relevant information.

Click here to visit the site.

Click here to learn how to file family court documents online.

Would you like to obtain a divorce?

Please download our Next Steps form which will provide you with information to complete your settlement.

It will link to the following pages:

To complete the Divorce Application, click here.

When you complete the form, you can file it online here.

In need of
counselling support?

Family Services Windsor Essex Counselling and Advocacy Centre provides:

Walk in clinic.

Their services are offered on a sliding scale basis so it is affordable to low income households.

Would you like to increase your child support and already have an Order?

Try the Recalculation Service.

If you need help accessing community supports and services, please download our Resource Manual.

Want to be the best parent you can be for your children during this difficult time?

  • There are many local programs that give parenting assistance, including a program for fathers.
  • Also see the main Connections Early Years programs.
  • For very specific and hands on parenting classes, try Triple P.
  • For Parenting Plan & Communication Tools, click here.
  • An excellent resource, Making Plans: a guide to parenting arrangements after separation or divorce