Thursday, 28 March 2013

The New Basis of Claim Form (BOC) for Refugee Claims

Recorded on March 28, 2013 - In the wake of recent changes to the refugee determination process, this webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the first step in making a refugee claim, the new Basis of Claim (BOC) form, introduced in December 2012.  METRAC’s Legal Director Tamar Witelson is joined by lawyer and former Immigration and Refugee Board adjudicator Sudabeh Mashkuri, to talk about how an adjudicator will consider information in the BOC form, and some issues relevant to women exposed to violence who are making a refugee claim.
This webinar is produced by METRAC as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series in partnership with CLEO.
An archived recording of this webinar, along with copies of all presentation materials, are available for download at http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/training.

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Property Rights and Obligations of Married and Co-habiting Partners (Updated March 2013)

Recorded on March 6, 2013 - This webinar in the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series looks at the Ontario rules for division of family property, for married and co-habiting couples following relationship breakdown. Topics include the equalization payment, the matrimonial home, and issues for surviving spouses. Presenters are Tamar Witelson, Legal Director at The Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children (METRAC) and Robert Halpern, partner and head of the Family Law Group at the law firm Torkin Manes.

 This webinar is produced by METRAC as part of the Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) series in partnership with CLEO.

An archived recording of this webinar, along with copies of all presentation materials, are available for download at http://yourlegalrights.on.ca/training.