Service: Family Law Information Centre
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Office Phone||705-324-1400 ext 413|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-605-1393|
|Address Notes||Lindsay Court House|
|Address & Map|
440 Kent St W
Lindsay, ON K9V 2A8
|Intersection||Kent St W - Hwy 35|
|Primary Contact||Brenda Kotras, Family Law Information Co-ordinator/Mediator|
|Alternate Contact||Kathy Dunne, Mediation Program Co-ordinator; Phone: (Business) 705-760-9603|
|Primary Executive||David Tonge, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 705-760-9603|
|Mailing Address||349A George St N, Ste 205 |
Peterborough, ON K9H 3P9
|Description & Services|
|Description||* A free service staffed by family mediators of Four Counties Family Mediation. |
* Staff provide information on issues related to separation or divorce, the Court process, child welfare and child protection matters, mediation, and other community services.
* Brief family mediation is provided on-site free of charge.
* Mediation is a voluntary method of resolving disagreements arising out of separation or divorce, including parenting plans for the children, child support, spousal support and division of property. Mediation is a cooperative alternative or complement to the Court process and has the potential benefits of saving time, money and reducing conflict and preserving relationships.
* Free Mandatory Information Program seminars are offered several times a month in Peterborough, Lindsay, and Cobourg to educate couples on how to reduce conflict during separation and divorce, the benefits of mediation and guidance on the legal and Court process. Note that these seminars are now mandatory for couples involved in a court process involving separation or divorce.
|Hours||Mon, Tue, Wed 9 am-3 pm|
|Areas Served||City of Kawartha Lakes ; Haliburton County ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)|
|Fees||Service ; No fee for brief onsite family mediation, mandatory information program seminars, consultation. * Fee assistance available for longer mediations and start at $5 per hour; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General. * Fee assistance available for longer mediations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of the Attorney General.|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Meetings||Mandatory Information Program seminars held 2-3 times/month - call for dates and times and to register|
|Print Material||Brochures and information pamphlets|