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No timeline in place for development of licence for Ontario paralegals to work in family law

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 9:31 AM | By Amanda Jerome

At their final Convocation in 2017, Ontario law society benchers approved a six-point action plan to tackle the access to justice crises being felt in family law across the province. Part of the plan included establishing a licence for non-lawyers to offer family law services. So far no timeline has been set for the development of that licence.

Howard Goldblatt, chair of the LSO's Access to Justice CommitteeHoward Goldblatt, chair of the Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) Access to Justice Committee, said the licence is being...