New services to help low-income families separate will be a big help in northwestern Ontario

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Legal Aid Ontario is launching new services to help separating couples avoid a court battle.

Eligible couples will be able to access legal advice, and get help drafting a separation agreement.

The director general for the Northwest District for Legal Aid Ontario said the services will make a big difference for low-income families in northwestern Ontario.

“I would suspect that there’s a large number of people who will be able to resolve their ongoing issues, especially around custody, access and child support, and have less conflict in their lives,” Andreas Asmus said.

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