Shawyer Family Law and Mediation provides links to the following resources from around the web to help its clients:

Child Support

Child Protection

Collaborative Practice

Disability Estate Planning

Parenting and Anger Management Programs

Free Programs:

Paid Programs:

Parenting and Divorce


Access to Legal Services

  • Law Society Referral Service
    • Offers a free 30-minute consultation with a lawyer.
    • Call 1-855-947-5255 crisis line or if you do not have access to the internet.
  • JusticeNet
    • A not-for-profit service helping people in need of legal expertise, whose income is too high to access legal aid and too low to afford standard legal fees. The legal professionals listed on this site have agreed to devote a portion of their practice to qualifying clients at reduced fees.
  • Ontario Family Law – Limited Scope Services project 
    • Family law limited scope services, also known as “unbundled” legal services, provide an innovative option between full representation and no representation at all. Under a limited scope retainer also known as “unbundling” agreement, a lawyer provides services for part, but not all, of a client’s legal matter.

Family Law in Ontario