Many of the Federal Divorce Act changes come into effect March 1, 2021. Learn more at the following links:
As of March 1, 2021, there are new Ontario court forms to be used for Family Law matters. Make sure you are using the most recent forms here.
Expansion of CaseLines and Tip Sheet for Hearings - March 31, 2021
Family CaseLines Demonstration:
April 13, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00PM: Passcode: 976060
Related Notices and Guides (Justice Jarvis):
As well, the DRO program is restarting effective March 1, 2021 (two DROs on Mondays and Fridays for the month of March at this time, one DRO on those days (at this time) for April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022). The DROs will be dealing with Motion to Change proceedings and parties will be expected to comply with the Family Law Rules governing Case Conferences (hence the handout above).
Consolidated Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused Persons, Public and the Media Re Expanded Operations of Ontario Superior Court of Justice effective May 19, 2020 (May 13, 2020) - Latest update effective April 1, 2021
New O. Reg. 431/20: ADMINISTERING OATH OR DECLARATION REMOTELY under Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act - August 1, 2020 Summary from Ontario's Regulatory Registry
COVID 19: Reopening Courtrooms (July 6, 2020) - Updated regularly
Family Motions Information – Central East
Ontario's Family Law Limited Scope Services Project
Memorandum Re: Confirmation of Motions - August 13, 2019
The following links may be of interest to the Family Law Bar in York Region
Pension Forms from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario http://www.fsco.gov.on.ca/en/pensions/Forms/Pages/default.aspx#Family
Supervised Access Services, York Region www.socialenterprise.ca/supervised-access-services