For Lawyers, Mediators, Social Workers, Psychologists, interested professionals and students
– Why bring a motion for “urgent relief”?
– What constitutes a “situation of urgency or hardship” under Rule 14(4.2)?
– Bringing a motion for urgent relief – what is needed?
– Urgent relief without notice R. 14(12)
– Getting an early conference date in Kingston to avoid seeking “urgent relief”
– Urgent relief and self-represented litigants
– Justice Tami Waters, Family Court, East Region (Kingston)
– Ayana Hutchison, Counsel, Family & Children’s Services of Frontenac and Lennox & Addington
– Leanne Wight, Duty Counsel (Ontario Legal Aid), Family Court Kingston
– Beth Ambury, Lawyer of Rorabeck, Sowerby, Theriault LL.P., Kingston
Opportunity for questions & comments. Feel free to send the questions in advance to
For lawyers, this program is eligible for 1.5 hours Substantive Hours toward CPD requirements.
Admission is without charge, but you must be registered to get the Zoom link. Those who want to attend are required to register by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
AFCC Vision: A justice system in which all professionals work collaboratively through education, support & access
to services to achieve the best possible outcome for children & families.