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Legal Information Series

June 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2021

Join Partners for Legal Education (PLE) for four, free legal information sessions.

Family Class Sponsorship – Thursday, May 13
Learn about sponsoring family members to come to Canada, including: sponsoring your spouse, partner, dependent children, parents, grandparents, or other relatives.  Find out about the general process, eligibility requirements, and types of documents you need to submit. Presenter: Emma Jackshaw, Atlantic Refugee and Immigrant Services (ARIS). Follow this link to register.

Child Protection:  Rights of Children – Thursday, May 27
This session will talk about a child’s right to be safe from abuse or neglect and the government’s role in keeping children safe.  It will also cover the basics about when a child might need protection, parents’ legal responsibilities, the court process for child protection, and where to get support and legal help. Presenter: Tammy MacAskill, Social Worker, Department of Community Services. Follow this link to register.

Domestic Violence – Thursday, June 10
Domestic violence is abuse that happens at home, within a family, or in a close, personal relationship.  Learn about signs of abuse, laws to prevent and stop abuse, how you can get help, and how you can help someone you care about. Presenter: Godfred Chongatera, McCarthy and Kuszelewski Law. Follow this link to register.

Family Law – Thursday, June 24
Learn the basics of family law, including: marriage, living with someone as a couple, separation, divorce, parenting arrangements for children, child and spousal support, dividing property, and ways to get help with a family law problem. Presenter: Nicholas LeBlanc, Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS). Follow this link to register.

Please note:

  • These sessions are online only through the free webinar service Zoom
  • If registering for more than one person for any of the sessions, please register separately for each person
  • These sessions are offered in English only
  • These sessions give general legal information only, not legal advice

For more information, please contact:  Farida Miri   |  902 406-8624  |  fmiri@isans.ca


June 10
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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