Being Safer: A Guide for Women with Intellectual Challenges

There are laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. The Canadian Charter ofRights and Freedoms says everyone in Canada has the right to live, be free and be safe.Canada signed an agreement with other countries called the UN Convention on the Rightsof Persons with Disabilities. This agreement says every woman with a disability…

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Planning Ahead and Staying Safe: A Guide for Indigenous Seniors

Many Island families experience abuse or violence at home. Anyone can be a victim of abuse, but seniors, and Indigenous seniors especially, can be the most vulnerable. Often, a person is abused by someone they know well, like a family member, friend, or caregiver. Planning ahead means planning for a time when you may be…

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How to Go to Family Court Without a Lawyer

A self-represented litigant (SRL) is someone who represents themselves instead of hiring a lawyer to represent them. Many people self-represent in family law cases. This handbook is designed to help you:• Understand family law processes• Get organized for family court• And present your case well The development of this resource was made possible through the…

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Grandparents Parenting

As of March 1st, 2021, there will be significant changes to family law on PEI. The legal information in the Grandparents Parenting publication is out of date. This publication is currently under review by experts and will be posted here again soon. We apologize for the inconvenience. Call 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798 if you have a…

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Family Law on PEI

This publication is currently under review by experts. Please call 902-892-0853 or 1-800-240-9798 if you have a legal question about family law. Family Law on PEI was designed to improve access to family law information for people who are new to Canada. This publication contains information on separation, divorce, division of property, spousal support, parenting time,…

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Parenting and the Law

This publication explains your legal parental responsibilities, including parenting time, decision-making responsibility, and child support. Responsibilities are what the law says you must do. A parent is a mother or a father. However, the term “parent” may also include another person who stands in the place of a parent to the child. When a child…

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Family Violence and the Law

As of March 1st, 2021, there were significant changes to family law on PEI. Some of the information on this page may be out of date. It will be reviewed soon. The Family Violence and the Law publication is updated and has been reviewed by experts. This publication outlines the laws that protect victims of…

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Court Orders for Your Protection

As of March 1st, 2021, there were significant changes to family law on PEI. Some of the information on this page may be out of date. It will be updated soon. The Court Orders for Your Protection publication has been reviewed by experts and is up to date. This booklet will explain some court orders…

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Spousal Support

The content of this publication is currently under review by experts and will be posted here again soon. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact us if you need legal information on this topic. Current version (some information may be out of date):

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