• Family Law Practice and Procedure LAW 9063

    Distance Learning Online OntarioLearn

    OntarioLearn description: The course will familiarize the legal assistant student with the law as it relates to marriage, separation, divorce, child custody/access, and property disputes under legislation in Ontario. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have developed a basic knowledge and understanding of family law practice and procedure as required in the role of a legal assistant. Students will become familiar with the documents required for a simple divorce application.


    Course Delivery Method:

    This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone.


    This course is designed for people without law office experience and is not intended to replace the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) program.

    Technical/Computer Requirements:

    Refer to the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses.


    You must have completed LAW 9099 Legal Office Procedures and OP 9021 Legal Terminology. (Approved equivalents are also acceptable. The discontinued BUS 9139 [Introduction to Legal Office Practice and Procedures] course will be accepted in place of LAW 9099.) If you are pursuing our Legal Assistant Certificate, the prerequisites are LAW 9040 Introduction to the Legal System and OP 9010 Legal Procedures: Litigation and either our COMM 1008 College English course or our COMM 1138 College English course.

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.