Family Law Education for Women - Videos in ASL (link)

Publication Date: 
2014
Resource Origin: 
Springtide Resources
Format: 
Web link

Springtide Resources and Family Law Education for Women (FLEW) are pleased to announce the release of 3 new American Sign Language (ASL) videos related to family law.  All videos are presented by the FLEW campaign, in consultation with members of the Deaf community.

What To Expect When Charges Are Laid In A Domestic Dispute

  • This video looks at the legal process when charges are laid for assault in a domestic dispute. Basic terms and stages of the process from police involvement to trial and afterward are explained, as well as ways that women can increase their safety.
  • Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7Tcs-Q9404

Understanding The Children's Aid Society Process

  • This video looks at the legal process when charges are laid for assault in a domestic dispute. Basic terms and stages of the process from police involvement to trial and afterward are explained, as well as ways that women can increase their safety.
  • Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMvJ8360U1s

Family Law Issues for Immigrant, Refugee and Non Status Women

  • This video reviews basic immigration terms and pointers for Deaf women who are not Canadian citizens and whose legal status to remain in Canada may be affected by their partner and the breakdown of their relationship.
  • Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg4zgEhl_sc

 

The FLEW campaign is funded by the Government of Ontario through the Ontario Women's Directorate and by the Law Foundation of Ontario.  The ASL videos are a partnership between Springtide Resources and FLEW.  Additional resources are found on www.onefamilylaw.ca.